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Tonight – Closing Reception for the Protestant Aesthetic, an MFA Thesis Exhibition by J. Eric Simpson

March 31, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

A play on Max Weber’s the Protestant Ethic –  the Protestant Aesthetic is an MFA thesis exhibition by student J. Eric Simpson. Exhibited within the medieval Christian architecture of Karpeles Manuscript Library, Simpson uses the the space to create site-specific installations exploring Protestantism’s present and historic involvement with the capitalist system. On the 500th anniversary of Protestant Christianity, this exhibition sheds light on the religion Read More