The Biblical Art of Richard McBee on Exhibition @ Brooklyn College

Friends:

You are cordially invited to the opening reception and exhibition of:

SARAH’S TRIALS

Paintings by Richard McBee

© Richard McBee

Left: Abraham Takes Hagar Right: Sarah Despairs © Richard McBee

Thursday, March 26, 2009 – June 5, 2009

Cocktail Reception – Thursday, March 26, 2009
5pm to 8pm
Gold Room, 6th Floor
Brooklyn College Art Gallery

This new series of 16 large (5′ X 6′) paintings explores the difficult and puzzling marital relationship between Sarah and Abraham found in Genesis in the Hebrew Bible.

Set in contemporary terms these narrative paintings scrutinize: monotheism and the goddess, the perils of self-sacrifice, Hagar, the demands of Divine decree and familial tragedy.

Brooklyn College Student Center
Gold Room Conference Center; 6th Floor
Campus Road & East 27th Street,
Brooklyn, New York 11210

Subway: 2 or 5 train to Flatbush Ave./Nostrand Ave.
Other times; By Appointment Only:
Contact: Ryan Buck
718 951 5528
ryanbuck@brooklyn.cuny.edu

Sponsored by the Student Center and Division of Student Affairs

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