In this short series, Dominic Dalglish responds to three appraisals of Imagining the Divine from some of the UK’s leading scholars. In the final piece, we focus on the presence of women in the exhibition. Continue reading “Imagining the Divine: where are the women?”
What’s the correct position from which to view the exhibition – what should we be looking for? Katherine Cross gets down to ground level with a youthful take on Imagining the Divine.
Dominic Dalglish responds to three appraisals of the Imagining the Divine exhibition from some of the UK’s leading scholars. In this piece, we look at the suggestions of Neil Macgregor, former Director of the British Museum and current Director of the Humboldt Forum in Berlin.
In this short series, Dominic Dalglish responds to three appraisals of the Imagining the Divine exhibition from some of the UK’s leading scholars. In this piece, we turn to the comments of Mary Beard on ‘blobs’.
For our fifth instalment of this series of posts on unexpected juxtapositions in the Imagining the Divine exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum, Maria Lidova is struck by two very different objects in the first gallery that tackle similar themes of death and marriage.
The fourth in a series of blog posts inspired by the juxtaposition of objects in the Ashmolean exhibition Imagining the Divine, which closes on February 18th 2018. Here, Prof. Jaś Elsner considers two juxtaposed figures within one object, an ivory plaque from a late Roman ivory casket. Continue reading “Unexpected Meetings #4: The Maskell Ivory”
The third in a series of blog posts that draw out additional connections between objects displayed in the Ashmolean Museum’s Imagining the Divine exhibition. Rachel Wood discusses two very different objects from the same site: the city of Kish in the Sasanian Empire. Continue reading “Unexpected Meetings #3: Kish”