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Immersive installation brings Frederick Douglass to life

Immersive installation brings Frederick Douglass to life

April 19, 2019

British filmmaker and artist Isaac Julien’s visionary 10-screen film installation is the second in a series of media art commissions at the Memorial Art Gallery devoted to the history and culture of the city of Rochester.

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Rare photography portfolio showcases Czech avant garde

Rare photography portfolio showcases Czech avant garde

December 12, 2018

Modern Czech Photography, on exhibit at the Memorial Art Gallery through March 2019, includes work by several giants in the history of modernism, working at a time when modern art was illegal.

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Needlework artist evokes detail of tragic history

Needlework artist evokes detail of tragic history

November 14, 2018

The intricate needlework and fabric panels Esther Nisenthal Krinitz created for her two daughters, simply to record her memories, are the subject of a Memorial Art Gallery exhibit evoking both beauty and tragedy in rich detail.

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Exclusive exhibit offers eight views of Monet

Exclusive exhibit offers eight views of Monet

October 22, 2018

The Memorial Art Gallery’s focus exhibit “Monet’s Waterloo Bridge: Vision and Process” includes eight versions of the same scene, in which Claude Monet captures London’s foggy Thames River landscape. The exhibition includes one Monet painting owned by MAG and seven others on loan from North American sister institutions.

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Recovering an ‘audacious and radical’ voice in art history

Recovering an ‘audacious and radical’ voice in art history

July 12, 2018

The Surreal Visions of Josephine Tota, an exhibition at the Memorial Art Gallery, is bringing new attention to an unconventional artist whose talent as an “outsider” went largely unnoticed during her life as a Rochester seamstress.

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MAG director showcases American artist on global stage

MAG director showcases American artist on global stage

May 31, 2018

Jonathan Binstock is respected as an international expert on Sam Gilliam, one of America’s most prominent abstract painters. Now the Memorial Art Gallery director is cocurating the artist’s first solo museum exhibition in Europe.

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