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The pursuit of immortality

Aimee Ng

The pursuit of immortality

masterpieces from the Scher Collection of portrait medals

by Aimee Ng

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Exhibitions,
  • European Portraits,
  • Frick Collection,
  • Art collections,
  • Themes, motives,
  • Medals

  • About the Edition

    The Stephen K. and Janie Woo Scher Collection of portrait medals is considered to be the world"s greatest medals collection in private hands. This fully illustrated volume features twenty of the best objects in the collection, with a checklist of one hundred and sixty more, and an essay which highlights why the Scher collection is noted for its comprehensiveness and outstanding quality. An accessible introduction to a remarkable collection, this volume brings to life these masterpieces of small-scale sculpture, compellingly conveying the circumstances of their creation and their historic significance. Exhibition: The Frick Collection, New York, USA (09.05. - 10.09.2017).

    Edition Notes

    StatementAimee Ng
    ContributionsFrick Collection
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCJ6092 .N4 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 pages
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26933527M
    ISBN 101911282069
    ISBN 109781911282068
    LC Control Number2016053092
    OCLC/WorldCa959260035

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      Twilight and Philosophy: Vampires, Vegetarians, and the Pursuit of Immortality (Book #15 in the Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series). Specification. Hardcover. ISBN: 64 Pages. x mm (7 ⅛ x 7 ⅛ in) 40 colour illustrations. In association with The Frick Collection, New York.

      The book I read was The Pursuit of Happyness, I have seen the movie and I know that the book is usually always better than the movie so I am excited to read further into the book. It has sadness, happiness, faith and even funny parts. This novel is an easier book, but has a mature meaning behind it. The book was published in by Chris Gardner/5. Chapter One Following Hard after God. My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me. - Psa. Christian theology teaches the doctrine of prevenient grace, which briefly stated means this, that before a man can seek God, God must first have sought the man.


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Chapter Six The Speaking Voice. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. - John An intelligent plain man, untaught in the truths of Christianity, coming upon this text, would likely conclude that John meant to teach that it is the nature of God to speak, to communicate His thoughts to others.

The Pursuit of Immortality celebrated this gift, presenting about masterpieces from the collection. The exhibition traced the story of the portrait medal from its beginnings in Renaissance Italy through its histories in various European regions, including present-day Germany, France, England, and the.

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The Pursuit of Immortality: Masterpieces from the Scher Collection of Portrait Medals Browse Sample Pages This catalogue, published to accompany an exhibition of the same name, includes highlights from the Scher Collection, arguably the world’s most comprehensive and significant private collection of .Immortality is eternal life, being exempt from death; unending existence.

Some modern species may possess biological immortality. Certain scientists, futurists, and philosophers have theorized about the immortality of the human body, with some suggesting that human immortality may be achievable in the first few decades of the 21st advocates believe that life extension is a more.Celebrating the largest acquisition in the Frick's history—a gift of approximately portrait medals from the incomparable collection of Stephen K.

and Janie Woo Scher—The Pursuit of Immortality: Masterpieces from the Scher Collection of Portrait Medals explored one of the most important artistic inventions of the Renaissance.