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My passion for the history of photography—and for improving access to collections—motivated me to pursue a degree from the Film and Photographic Preservation and Collections Management program at Ryerson University in Toronto. While...
Sargent's portrait of Charles Deering
In 1876, at the age of 20, a Florence-born American art student named John Singer Sargent traveled to the United States for the first time. Taking a break from his studies in Paris with the French painter and instructor Charles Émile-...
Hilary Branch, Director of Strategy
Hilary Branch is the Director of Strategy. You’ve been with the museum for 12 years. Tell us how your position and roles have evolved.I started as a membership assistant, helping with member events and mail pieces. Over the next decade, I...
Duchamp's "Bottle Rack"
In 1913, French artist and provocateur Marcel Duchamp made a decisive break with art making. It was the year of the Armory Show, the infamous exhibition that introduced Chicago, New York, and Boston to Duchamp and fellow revolutionaries of...