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1.  T.R. Ericsson's Crackle & Drag, Vol. 2
Visitors to the recent CMA exhibition DIY: Photographers and Books (August- December 2012) organized by Curator of Photography Barbara Tannenbaum might remember a coming across a box housing 50 booklets revealing family portraits, documents, and other materials relating to the family of the artist, T.R. Ericsson. This is actually Volume 2 of Ericsson’s ongoing series, Crackle & Drag.
Collection/Type: Blog entry
2.  Tableau de Paris -- 1853
Paris before Haussmann, Paris with medieval streets, but also Paris the educational and artistic hub of western civilization.
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3.  Horace Walpole and the Strawberry Hill Sale of 1842
Horace Walpole (1717–1797), 4th Earl of Orford, was an English art historian, man of letters, antiquarian, author, and politician.
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4.  Burning Houses Draw a Crowd
The museum's J.M.W. Turner masterpiece the Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons, 16 October 1834 has moved.
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5.  A January Anniversary
As winter blows outside the windows, my thoughts turn to the painting in our collection that perfectly encapsulates the solitude of mid-western life in this, the bleakest of months. Grant Wood's January turns seventy years old this year. The artist completed the work, according to a verso inscription, on 28 January 1941, despite a date on the front placing it a year earlier.
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6.  Chardin – dans la cuisine
Works of art from The Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin are on exhibit in our European galleries. Integrated into our collection of similar periods, they compliment our paintings and will form the basis of an art history course in the fall at Oberlin: Exhibition Practicum: Installation and Interpretation of the 17th-19th c. Art from the AMAM at the CMA.
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7.  The Real Van Gogh: The Artist and His Letters
This current van Gogh exhibition (January 23, 2010 – April 18, 2010) at the Royal Academy in London is the debut venue for his correspondence.
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8.  Vase Bertin, Porcelain Masterpiece
The East Wing’s decorative arts gallery glitters with silver and gold, glass and porcelain. Without a doubt, the star is the vase Bertin, a magnificent Sèvres porcelain likely to have been exhibited at the 1855 Exposition Universelle (Paris).
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9.  Past & present: The Royal Academy of Arts, London
Hidden in the stacks of the Ingalls Library is a real gem, a complete run of the original exhibition catalogues of London's Royal Academy of Arts.  Founded in 1768 under the patronage of George III to promote arts and design, the Academy produced printed salon catalogues beginning in 1769.  Our twelve volume set once belonged to
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10.  American Art Auction Catalogues 1785-1942
Known to art librarians as Lancour, after the librarian at the Cooper-Union who compiled the volume, Harold Lancour's American Art Auction Catalogues 1785-1942 is a union list of auction sales of art objects.  Like Fritz Lugt'
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