Sacred Oysters, Holy Toast: Vik Muniz and the Art of the Miraculous

       On a chilly spring morning in 2004, a modest shrine began to grow in the shadow of Chicago’s Kennedy Expressway.  Local faithfuls swarmed to the grimy wall of the underpass, where the Virgin Mary had supposedly materialized in the form of a ghostly gray stain.  In a matter of days, the phenomenon had drawn the attention of flashbulbs and live video feeds, and suddenly this largish salt deposit was national news.  The cameras drew more... Read More
at Thursday, May 15, 2008
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