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The Thread that Weaves Life Together: Crossing Boundaries  with the Charis Exhibition


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Presence in a Space: The Flickering Contradictions of Martin Puryear


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Ecologies of Knowing


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Eat this Scroll: The Saint John’s Bible and the Word Made Flesh


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Hanging Gardens: The Drawings of Gala Bent


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Four Corners: Painters Frame Contemporary Painting


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Gathering the Light: Sean Scully’s Montserrat Chapel


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The Avant-Garde and Sacred Discontent: Contemporary Performance Artists Meet Ancient Jewish Prophets


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Altars to the Unknown God: Modern Art for Modern Christians


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Things Come Alive: The Art of Olga Lah


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The Mosque Outside the Mosque: Aerosol Arabic and the One Experience


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A Painter’s Thoughts on the State of Painting


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Karen Laub-Novak: A Catholic Expressionist in the Era of Vatican II


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111th Street Jesus: The Art and Faith of Muralist Kent Twitchell


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The Word on the Street: The Photographs of Larry Racioppo


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The Intoxicating Eye: On Looking at Jila Peacock’s Ten Poems from Hafez


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In Search of the Beautiful: The Art of Susie Hamilton


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Acquainted with the Night: The Art of Jerzy Nowosielski


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Of Mind and Matter


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A Spade is Not a Spade: The Art of Fabian Debora and the Mystery of Los Angeles


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Barry Krammes: Shepherd of the Wasteland


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System and Chaos: The Art of Linnéa Spransy


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Levity and Gravity: The Sculpture of David Robinson


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Ritual Images


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Insider/Outsider/In: The Art of Jennifer Anne Moses


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Oliver Barratt: Poetry of the Void


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Zhi Lin: A New Old Master


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Attending to the Light: The Landscapes of David Dewey


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Desire and Longing: Image Artists after Twenty Years


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Secret Identities, Shifting Shapes:
The Graphic Novels of Gene Luen Yang


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Paradox of Flesh: The Art of Chris Ofili


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Still Mending: South Africa between the Shadow and the Light


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Jeffrey Mongrain: An Iconography of Eloquence


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Guy Kinnear: Male Call


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The House that Agnes Martin Built


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Vanishing into the Work: The Franciscan Labors of James Munce


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Recognizing the Stranger: The Art of Emmanuel Garibay


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Redemptive Grit: The Ordinary Artistry of Gerald Folkerts


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Second Line and the Art of Witness: Steve Prince’s Katrina Suite


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Night Vision: Jacques Maritain and the Meaning of Art


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The Vessel and the Light: Ruth Weisberg Reads the Torah


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Peter Howson and the Harrowing of Hell


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A Geology of the Sacred: Stephen Cox Reopens the Ancient Quarries


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Still Points: The Quiet Spaces of Wolfgang Laib


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Mirrormind: Lia Chavez and the Artistic Process


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Approaching the Iceberg: Richard Meier’s Jubilee Church


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Second Horizon: The Changing Vision of Odd Nerdrum


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Gravity and Grace: The Art of Richard Serra


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Spiral Jetty

Learning to Live on the Spiral Jetty


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Far as the Curse is Found: The Art of Scott Kolbo


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