The Civil War at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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July 1-3, 2013 marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. The Metropolitan Museum of Art has two exhibitions commemorating the event: “Photography and the American Civil War” and “The Civil War and American Art”; both to September 2. Inspired by and using images from the photography exhibition, the Met’s artist in residence, Paul D. Miller (a.k.a. DJ Spooky …

The hidden face of the Civil War

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from The Magazine ANTIQUES, March/April 2013 | This summer the nation will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Most historians believe the repulse by George G. Meade of Robert E. Lee’s emboldened Army of Northern Virginia was the turning point of the American Civil War. Fought in and around a small town eighty-five miles north of the …

Jay A. Clarke appointed Manton Curator at the Clark Art Institute

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Michael Conforti, director of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass., recently announced the appointment of Jay A. Clarke as Manton Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs. Clarke was previously associate curator of prints and photographs at the Art Institute of Chicago, where she curated several exhibitions, including, most recently, the acclaimed Becoming Edward Munch: Influence, Anxiety, …