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Fenimore Art Museum’s 2010 Exhibition Season

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Todd Kenyon, Public Relations
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum
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Cooperstown, N.Y. (03/22/2010) —The Fenimore Art Museum, in Cooperstown, will reopen for the 2010 season with four new exhibitions beginning Thursday, April 1. These diverse exhibitions include examples of 19th-century fashion, folk art, photography, and contemporary landscape painting.



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March 2010
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Fenimore Art Museum Presents John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Praise of Women

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New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum
Phone: (607) 547-1472 / E-mail: t.kenyon@nysha.org

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (02.16.2010)— A major exhibition featuring the works of the foremost American portrait painter of the late 19th-century, John Singer Sargent, opens at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York on May 29, 2010. John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Praise of Women features approximately 25 paintings of Sargent's portraits of American women and connects the artist's stylistic choices with the character traits of his female subjects.  

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February 2010
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In Our Time: The World as Seen by Magnum Photographers

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Fenimore

Celebrating the first 50 years of Magnum Photos, the world's most renowned photographer-owned photographic agency, In Our Time: The World as Seen by Magnum Photographers represents 60 photographers. From images by George Rodger, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, and David Seymour to contemporary photographers, including Sebastio Salgado, Chris Steele--kins, and James Nachtwey, these 150 images have helped to create a vivid record of momentous events throughout the world.

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03/31/2010
end date: 
09/05/2010
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Caption 1: 
Martin Luther King, Jr., after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize, Baltimore, MD, 1963. Leonard Freed, American (b. 1929) Gelatin silver print. Magnum Photos, Inc. and Leonard Freed.
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Peace March, Washington, D.C., 1967. By Marc Riboud (French, b. 1923). Gelatin silver print. Copyright Magnum Photos, Inc. and Marc Riboud.

John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Praise of Women

The Fenimore Art Museum presents the first major exhibition on the topic of portraits of women by the well-known American artist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925).  The exhibition explores Sargent’s range of styles and depth of characterization in his portraits of society women, as well as his fascination with exotic working-class women of Venice and Capri.

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05/28/2010
end date: 
12/30/2010
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John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Praise of Women

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Fenimore

The Fenimore Art Museum is proud to present the first museum exhibition devoted exclusively to portraits of women by American artist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925).  "John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Praise of Women breaks new ground in several ways," commented Dr. Paul S. D'Ambrosio, Vice President and Chief Curator and exhibition organizer.  "It is the first exhibition to directly compare the varied attributes of the women Sargent portrayed and the visual strategies employed by the artist to communicate those characteristics.

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05/28/2010
end date: 
12/30/2010
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(Detail) John Singer Sargent. Portrait of Mrs. A. Lawrence Rotch, 1903. Oil on canvas. Courtesy Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska

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