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Princeton University Art Museum Presents Itinerant Languages of Photography<
Marc Ferrez (Brazilian, 1843–1923), Araucárias, Paraná, ca. 1884 (printed later). Gelatin silver print, 29 x 39 cm. Gilberto Ferrez Collection, Instituto Moreira Salles Archive, Brazil
Princeton University Art Museum Presents Itinerant Languages of Photography

PRINCETON, NJ – Through approximately 85 photographs from public and private collections in Spain, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and the United States, The Itinerant Languages of Photography explores the movement of photographs across time and space, and different media, offering a more diverse transnational history of photography.  read more

New loans from Italy now on view at the Princeton University Art Museum<
New loans from Italy now on view at the Princeton University Art Museum

PRINCETON, NJ – The Princeton University Art Museum recently installed four significant loans from the Republic of Italy, continuing a collegial relationship between the Art Museum and the Ministero per i Beni e le Attivitá Culturali (Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities).  read more

Princeton University Art Museum Names Katherine A. Bussard the New Peter C. Bunnell Curator of Photography<
Princeton University Art Museum Names Katherine A. Bussard the New Peter C. Bunnell Curator of Photography

PRINCETON, NJ - The Princeton University Art Museum is pleased to announce that Katherine A. Bussard will join the Museum staff as the Peter C. Bunnell Curator of Photography, beginning April 15, 2013 – only the second to hold this endowed curatorship since it was named in honor of Bunnell. read more

Picturing Power: Capitalism, Democracy, and American Portraiture<
Picturing Power: Capitalism, Democracy, and American Portraiture

PRINCETON, NJ - The portrait collection of the New York Chamber of Commerce, assembled over a two-hundred-year period beginning in 1772, captured with aesthetic and symbolic power the giants of American business to become one of the most significant examples of institutional portraiture in the nation's history.  read more

Two Views: Atget & Friedlander<
Two Views: Atget & Friedlander

PRINCETON, NJ -  Headless mannequins, manure carts, telephone poles and side mirrors – these elements of the urban landscape both transcend and connect explorations of modern life by photographers from two distinct generations: Frenchman Eugène Atget (1857-1927) and American Lee Friedlander (born 1934).  read more

Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe<
Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe

PRINCETON, NJ –The Princeton University Art Museum presents Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe, an exhibition exploring the presence of Africans and their descendants in Europe from the late 1400s to the early 1600s and the roles these individuals played in society as reflected in art. read more

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