Carl Bloch Featured in BYU's New Exhibit 'Sacred Gifts'

The theme of sacred gifts in the upcoming Brigham Young University Museum of Art exhibit, "Sacred Gifts: The Religious Art of Carl Bloch, Heinrich Hofmann, and Frans Schwartz" runs deep for museum guests and officials alike.

This exhibit, slated for a Nov. 15 opening, is a completion of the 2010 exhibit, "Carl Bloch: The Master's Hand." The upcoming exhibit will feature all new art, coming from churches and museums from Denmark, Sweden, Germany and New York.

"Sacred Gifts has a different purpose," said BYU Museum of Art head curator Dawn Pheysey. "As we began looking at the paintings and artists we wanted to include in this exhibition, we realized the art and the message of the exhibition itself was really the result of gifts of many kinds."
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