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Archive for April, 2012

Walter Pach – An Unusual Understanding of his Subject

This is the 1st  full length monograph about Walter Pach, a very important person in the development and promotion of modern art in America.  Most of those interested in art know of the “Armory Show”, the 1913 exhibit in an armory in New York City, actually entitled “International Exhibition of Modern Art”.  Many do not […]

The Traveling Bear

As a receptionist at the Admission Desk of the Memorial Art Gallery, one of the perks of my job is that I get to meet a lot of new guests. People travel from all over the country to Rochester and inevitably stop in to view our collection while they are in town. One kind of […]

Best in Show

As a follow up to the write up in the Arts Rochester blog, artist/illustrator John Kastner is back in Rochester, and the Memorial Art Gallery couldn’t be happier for him. Long time Creative Workshop artist-teacher, John was awarded Best of Show in the 50th Annual Illustration West Competition held by The Society of Illustrators of […]