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Make it Count: One Blanton Volunteer’s Experience

December 14, 2015 | Kate Barnhart

I picked up the phone in a frustrated fury and dialed the number of the person who is always there to field my complaints and provide good advice when I need it the most—my dad. As a sophomore in college at the time, I was knee deep in the search for the “right major” and…

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The Varied Fortunes of a Princely Bible

December 9, 2015 | Jeong Ho Park

Opening Saturday, December 12 at the Blanton, The Crusader Bible: A Gothic Masterpiece features over forty unbound pages from the one of the most celebrated French illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages. We asked Curatorial Research Associate Jeongho Park to explain the impressive journey of the Crusader Bible throughout the centuries.  Saul Destroys the Amalekites, MS M….

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The Varied Fortunes of a Princely Bible

December 9, 2015 | Jeong Ho Park

Opening Saturday, December 12 at the Blanton, The Crusader Bible: A Gothic Masterpiece features over forty unbound pages from the one of the most celebrated French illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages. We asked Curatorial Research Associate Jeongho Park to explain the impressive journey of the Crusader Bible throughout the centuries.  Medieval knights on horseback charge from…

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