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Printmakers not only create beautiful art, they often want to deliver a specific message, whether high-minded, humorous, or appalled.
The icon is a distinctive form of holy image in Eastern Orthodox cultures, intended to evoke sacred presence by appealing to the senses.
“Hidden Treasures: Illuminated Manuscripts from Midwestern Collections” brings together rarely seen ornate handmade books from university libraries, museums, and private collections in seven states.
Andy Warhol was a relentless photographer of the people and places around him. He constantly documented the steady stream of friends, acquaintances, celebrities, and even strangers who came to his atelier, The Factory - a place both notorious and immensely attractive for its bohemianism.