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Fragment: A Museum’s Mid-century Legacy

Presented by The Davis Museum at Wellesley College at The Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley MA

Ongoing
Fragment: A Museum’s Mid-century Legacy

This exhibition explores fragments acquired in the mid-twentieth century, when modern taste and art historical pedagogy combined to require authentic and beautiful objects for museum collections.

Morelle Lasky Levine '56 Works on Paper Gallery

Works of art housed in museum collections are often pieces of a larger whole—removed, stripped, chiseled, ripped, and cleaned into presentable and aestheticized objects. This exhibition explores fragments acquired in the mid-twentieth century, when modern taste and art historical pedagogy combined to require authentic and beautiful objects for museum collections.

Curated by Meredith Fluke, Kemper Curator of Academic Exhibitions and Affairs, and

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The Davis Museum at Wellesley College

106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA 02482

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