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Diptych with Virgin and Child flanked by archangels, scenes from the lives of Christ and the Virgin, and saints
Ethiopia (Lasta)
late 17th-early 18th century
Walters Art Museum
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RADICAL ETHIOPIA
by Charlie Finch



Gary Vikan, director of the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, was giving a lecture at the opening of "Ethiopian Art from the Walters Art Museum" at the Museum of Biblical Art on 61st and Broadway last Thursday. He showed a photograph of himself as a Cub Scout in Minnesota 50 years ago standing before a picture of Jesus, who accidentally seems to look over his shoulder.

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