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29275
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This exhibition of nine works by seven twentieth-century artists has been organized as part of the celebration of the 400th anniversary of British settlement in North Carolina. This group of works by important modern British artists acknowledges the impact British art has made on U.S. culture and the exchange between the arts among the two nations. Artists featured include Henry Moore, Duncan Grant, David Hockney, Graham Sutherland, Stanley William Hayter, Ben Nicholson, and Clare Leighton.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Autumn 1984, p10-11
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29274
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The photographs of John Menapace of Durham will be exhibited this fall in the Museum’s North Carolina Gallery. The series of black and white photographs show public places in urban areas which are in a state of decay or disrepair. Despite the situations and the lack of humans, the photographs seem to capture the beauty and elegance and show the passage of time. Menapace has been the design and production manager for Duke University Press in Durham for nearly 30 years.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Autumn 1984, p9-10
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29273
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Selected paintings of Roger Brown will be exhibited this fall and winter. The exhibition presents twelve paintings that show Brown’s role as a commentator on contemporary life. His work combines humor, satire, and political comment in a style that reminds the viewer of decorative patterning or popular cartoons.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Autumn 1984, p7-8
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29272
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The Museum will be exhibiting paintings, sculptures, and drawings from the Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art this fall. The forty0five works will highlight the most significant artists and trends in American during the past fourteen years. Some of the more notable artists and works are previewed.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Autumn 1984, p4-7
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29281
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The Museum has recently acquired American Landscape with Revolutionary Heroes, 1983, by Roger Brown, American, 1941- and Study for the “Race of the Riderless Horses,” circa 1820, by Emile-Jean-Horace Vernet, French, 1789-1863. Brown’s painting was purchased with funds from the Madeleine Johnson Heidrick bequest and depicts Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and other revolutionary war heroes in shadow. Vernet’s painting was purchased with funds given by MR. and Mrs. Warner L. Atkins and is a study for another work, depicting a popular horse race held during the Roman carnival season in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Autumn 1984, p