Monday’s Art Notes
Columns and arches of the Sagrada Familia, designed by iconic Barcelona architect Antoni Gaudi, are seen during a solemn mass celebrated by the Pope Benedict XVI and consecrating the famous temple in a basilica on November 7, 2010 during the Pontiff’s two-day visit in Spain. Photo by Christophe Simon/ AFP/ Getty Images
Poland is now the home of the world’s tallest statue of Jesus, via CNN.
Artist Ai Weiwei writes an open letter to British Prime Minister David Cameron about human rights violations in China, via The Guardian.
Harvard is making its collection of portraits reflect more diversity at the school, via The Boston Globe.
A group of musicologists from Oxford spent months trying to replicate instruments depicted in a 16th-century painting by Hieronymus Bosch, but were disappointed by how badly the instruments sound, via The Guardian.