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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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