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Picasso also modeled the shape and size of Les Demoiselles on the altarpiece’s unusual proportions.
The show is tightly focused on devotional paintings rather than the altarpieces and larger works at which Bellini also excelled.
Spanning 89 acres, the open-air museum stems from a collection belonging to Anders Sandvig, a local dentist who collected artifacts, such as altarpieces, tools and old furniture.
The altarpiece is a mind-blowing polyptych (a many-paneled painting on hinges) that was designed to help people in a medieval hospital endure horrible skin diseases long before the age of painkillers.
Of the twelve panels that comprise the enormous altarpiece, one is still missing.
David Steel, the curator of European art at the North Carolina Museum of Art, spent 20 years searching for a panel missing from a 14th-century altarpiece by early Renaissance artist Francescuccio Ghissi.
A 2014-16 sculpture — modeled on Jan van Eyck’s 15th-century Ghent altarpiece — by the contemporary Argentine collective Mondongo, for example, portrays Buenos Aires’ glittering downtown within view of the shantytown known as Villa 31.
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