Just in time for the Easter season, a Minneapolis insurance firm is exhibiting a 62-work art exhibition of pieces by old and modern masters depicting the crucifixion, death and resurrection of Jesus.
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans is putting on "The Passion: 500 Years in Art." It includes pieces by Rembrandt, Manet, Durer and 32 other artists. The pieces are hanging in the Thrivent Financial Collection of Religious Art Gallery through the end of August. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and the exhibit is free.
The exhibition includes work from the 15th to the 20th centuries and includes works by Rembrandt and Manet as well as other major artists. One centerpiece is "The Crucifixion" by George Wesley Bellows, which Thrivent Financial owns but has not displayed publicly since 1996.
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