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Detail of a triptych of photographs from 1986-1987 by photographer Joseph Koudelka is featured it the Vatican's participation at the 55th edition of the Venice Biennale of Arts, Tuesday, May 14.

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Vatican resumes art patronage

Creation, destruction, renewal are exhibit themes VATICAN CITY — The Vatican is getting back into its centuries-old tradition of arts patronage with its first-ever exhibit at the Venice Biennale, commissioning a biblically inspired show about creation, destruction and renewal for one of the world’s most prestigious contemporary arts festivals.

May 17, 2013 2:35 p.m. read more..


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