Agents of Faith: Votive Objects in Time and Place

Faith is common to all human societies. By focusing on the material artifacts produced with the intention of being offered as acts of faith, Agents of Faith: Votive Objects in Time and Place will provide a perspective on why humans across the globe create these material objects.
, 'Votives,' 1930-1950, Bard Graduate Center Gallery

Unknown Artist

Votives, 1930-1950

Bard Graduate Center Gallery

On loan

, 'Male figure with strips of hide (Nkisi),' Kongo-19th Century, Bard Graduate Center Gallery

Unknown Artist

Male figure with strips of hide (Nkisi), Kongo-19th Century

Bard Graduate Center Gallery

On loan

, 'Votive bust of a young man,' 300 BCE-100 BCE, Bard Graduate Center Gallery

Unknown Artist

Votive bust of a young man, 300 BCE-100 BCE

Bard Graduate Center Gallery

On loan