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<I>Between Thee & Me</I> Bridges Divides Through Art

photo: courtesy of Epsten Gallery
Artist Gerry Trilling talks about her work at the Epsten Gallery.

Over the centuries, art and religion...have grown apart. As a Huffington Post writer puts it: "The art world suffers from a secular hangover." But, in recent years, artists are returning to religious subjects and imagery in their artwork.

By Laura Spencer


Kansas City, Mo. – KCUR's Laura Spencer takes a look at two group exhibitions that ask artists to delve into religious objects.

Between Thee & Me - Artists Respond to the Judaica Collection of Michael Klein
Epsten Gallery at Village Shalom
5500 W. 123rd Street
Overland Park, Kan.
July 24 - September 4, 2011

Between Thee & Me - Artists Respond to the Van Ackeren Collection of Religious Art
Greenlease Gallery at Rockhurst University
August 26 - October 1, 2011

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