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Susanne Jones, the curator of the HERstory exhibit, said she was inspired by Hillary Rodham Clinton's historic run for president.
But only a few of the earliest ones still exist because birch bark is so fragile, says Laurie LaBar, chief curator of history and decorative arts at the Maine State Museum in Augusta.
Frances Negrón-Muntaner is a writer, scholar, curator, filmmaker and professor at Columbia University.
Feedback from a friend, a curator at the California African American Museum, helped sharpen his thinking.
But a few years ago, Leca, who was then the curator of European paintings, sculpture and drawings at Cincinnati Art Museum, began to study the still-life paintings of Paul Cézanne in the museum’s collection.
Sara Duke is the exhibit's curator...and has drawings that date back over 5 decades... There's Jack Ruby in 1964.
The 2,500-year-old specimen was likely a sacrifice to the crocodile god Sobek, according to Laura Weiss, a curator at the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden, which has housed the crocodile mummy since 1828.
Ostlund cleverly sets this problem in the art world where Christian (Claes Bang), fashionable curator for a museum in Stockholm, becomes involved in — what else? — a controversy.
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In a good-sized art museum, each curator is generally responsible for a single department or collection: European painting, Asian sculpture, Native American art, and so on. Curatorial duties include acquiring new artworks, caring for and repairing objects already owned, discovering frauds and counterfeits, lending artworks to other museums, and mounting exhibitions of everything from Greek sculpture to 20th-century clothing.
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