Pictures sometimes become devotional objects or pilgrimage destinations. Their contents have the feeling of secular-sacred spaces. The room called the Living Hall in New York’s Frick Collection houses several robust portraits, Titian’s force-of-nature Pietro Aretino ...
Bellini’s St. Francis in the Desert. New Yorkers go to the Frick to stand with practiced reverence before it.
Posted November 28, 2017
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