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Art Gallery: The Sacred Made Real | reviews, news & interviews

Art Gallery: The Sacred Made Real

Art Gallery: The Sacred Made Real

Fernandéz' Dead Christ, 1625–30: © Photo Imagen M.A.S. Courtesy of Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid
Mark Hudson reviews on another page the National Gallery's exhibition of 17th-century Spanish sculpture and art, The Sacred Made Real, which he describes as "in some ways the most contemporary exhibition in London". Here are some of the artworks on show.

Mark Hudson reviews on another page the National Gallery's exhibition of 17th-century Spanish sculpture and art, The Sacred Made Real, which he describes as "in some ways the most contemporary exhibition in London". Here are some of the artworks on show.

Here was art that said, This is real! Here is the tortured body of the Saviour just feet away from you

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