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National Academy Museum

Exhibition Detail
Women's Work
1083 Fifth Avenue
New York City, NY 10128

May 23rd, 2012 - August 26th, 2012
The Fandancer, Polly ApfelbaumPolly Apfelbaum, The Fandancer,
1995, Synthetic velvet and dye on metal hanger
upper east side
Wednesday-Sunday, 11am-6pm
$12 and includes museum admission.

A distinguished selection of work by women artists from the 19th century to present day will be on view at the National Academy in Women’s Work. The exhibition, on view
May 23 – August 26, 2012, reflects the Academy’s mission of presenting outstanding work by noteworthy, as well as under-recognized, artists. Including rarely shown pieces, the exhibition aims to broaden perceptions and knowledge of art work by American women, considering their work within the context of American art history.

Exhibition Highlights include:

  • Rare set of Mary Cassatt’s Graphic Work
  • Work by 19th and 20th Century Women Sculptors, from Bessie
    Potter Vonnoh to Louise Bourgeois
  • New Observations on Realist Painter Colleen Browning
  • May Stevens Politically Charged “Big Daddy Series”
  • Recent Gifts by 30 Contemporary Women Artists

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