Frances Freyberg Presents â€œSacred Places of the Worldâ€ at the Mercy Center Gallery
EXHIBITION: â€œSacred Places of the Worldâ€ by Frances Freyberg
DATES: January 2 - February 28, 2014
Mercy Center Gallery, 2300 Adeline Dr Burlingame CA 94010, (T) 650.340.7474, http://www.mercy-center.org/ProgramsMC/ArtExhibit.html
HOURS: Monday â€“ Sunday, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Frances Freyberg, https://www.francesfreyberg.com
MENLO PARK, Calif. -- Frances Freyberg Photography Presents â€œSacred Places of the Worldâ€ at the Mercy Center Gallery.
The exhibit includes photographs from across the Middle East, Asia, Europe and South America. Highlights include colorful temples of Japan, Hong Kong and South-East Asia; domes of different shapes and sizes, from the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, to the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Tallinn, Estonia, to the Mir-i-Arab Madrassa in Bukhara, Uzbekistan; and atmospheric ruins, from Tintern Abbey in Wales to the Bayon in Angkor Wat, Cambodia. A selection of close-up images portray intricate carvings, tile work, stained glass and mosaics from Islamic and Christian sites around the world.
The exhibitâ€™s 22 pictures are arranged to highlight the visual similarities and contrasts in the architecture and design of these sites from different locations and faith traditions.
Frances Freyberg of Menlo Park specializes in portraits of people, wildlife, nature and architecture from her worldwide travels. She spent 2008 traveling around the world and building an extensive educational weblog with photos and commentary: https://www.wheresfrances.blogspot.com
. Her photos may be found in galleries and private collections worldwide, as well as online at https://www.francesfreyberg.com
Freybergâ€™s photography can also be viewed at the Portola Art Gallery, located at the historic Allied Arts Guild at 75 Arbor Rd. in Menlo Park. Additional information on her upcoming shows is available at https://www.francesfreyberg.com
About Mercy Center Burlingame
Mercy Center Burlingame is an internationally known conference and retreat center sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, located on a 40-acre site 15 miles south of San Francisco, California. Mercy Center provides a peaceful and holistic environment for women and men of diverse faiths and backgrounds to nourish their spiritual and professional lives, and a convenient location for nonprofit organizations to hold conferences and events. Each month, the Mercy Center hosts an exhibit of artworks, including original drawings, paintings and photographs, created by friends and associates of Mercy Center Burlingame.