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New Acquisition: Augusta Savage, Gamin

Aug

13

Gamin was created early in her career, around 1930, and won her a scholarship to study in Europe. The title Gamin refers to a French word meaning…

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In the Gallery: Beggars Gambling by Pieter Verelst

Jul

16

The Verelst family was something of an artistic dynasty. Pieter Harmensz Verelst was born in Dordrecht around 1618. In 1656, the artist…

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In the Gallery: Grinding Sugar Cane by Memphis Wood

Jul

09

A native of Dacula, Georgia, Memphis Wood studied at the University of Florida and received her M.F.A. from the University of Georgia.

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In the Gallery: Passions of Christ by Romare Bearden,1945

Jul

02

Written by Jocelyn Boigenzahn, Curatorial Intern After serving in the Army during World War II, Bearden created a series of cubist inspired watercolors and paintings and called, The Passion of Christ.  This this series was first exhibited at the Samuel Kootz Gallery in Bearden’s first New York show. Interestingly, most of the series was done in watercolor.  [...]

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In the Gallery: Café L’Avenue, Paris by Richard E. Miller

Jun

25

Written by Jocelyn Boigenzahn, Curatorial Intern Richard E. Miller was an American painter who holds a high place in the American School of Impressionism, he was especially known for his paintings of female figures in sunlit interiors.  While in Paris he became an integral part of the American Impressionist art colony — there he lived, [...]

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In the Gallery: Minerva Visiting the Muses on Mount Parnassus by Claude Lorrain, 1680

Jun

11

Claude Lorrain was an artist of the Baroque era who was active in Italy, and is admired for his achievements in…

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