Posts Tagged ‘Gary Vikan’

Jul. 04 2020

Booknotes investigates how the shroud of Turin came into being

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | No Comments

      The Shroud of Turin was originally intended as nothing more than an innocuous devotional image, but it was soon misrepresented. Miracles were faked, money was made. Former Director of the Walters Art Museum and internationally known medieval scholar, Gary Vikan, investigates one of the greatest hoaxes in the history of Christian relics in […]

Nov. 05 2016

Booknotes takes a sneak peek behind the visual arts scene

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | No Comments

                    Gary Vikan, former Director of the Walters Art Museum, has used his considerable behind the scenes experience to write a book about the Sacred and Stolen of the arts world. He came to tell us more.    

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