New York Times has mention of a Garden of Eden and Snake exhibit at MOBIA New York, the Museum of Bible Art. The catalog is only $15 and has essay by Robert Alter of UC Berkeley among others. The visual art, all made since 2000 and some commissions, includes Mark Dion, I met once in Philly at Fab Museum — Terry likes, I think has met, and has one or more book, from Seattle, I think.
I commented on their blog, a post about Noah.
Coinciding with the release of his new feature film, Noah, director Darren Aronofsky presents an exhibition of contemporary art inspired by the biblical story of Noah and the Flood. Fountains of the Deep includes work from 50 internationally recognized artists and is a collaborative effort between Aronofsky and independent curator Dominic Teja Sidhu. The filmmaker personally chose each work of art on display and commissioned many of the artists to create original work specifically for the exhibition: “While writing the script for Noah, I wondered how my favorite artists would interpret the iconic text. So I decided to ask a few of them to return to Genesis and create an image of their own.”
Identifying the story of Noah as humanity’s first apocalyptic tale seems to be the central premise of this exhibition. Genesis 6-9 depicts a world very different from the one we know, and yet its…
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