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Winslow Homer’s "Eight Bells"

"Eight Bells" is one of Winslow Homer’s most celebrated paintings and is a highlight of this summer’s exhibition, "Winslow Homer and the Camera: Photography and the Art of Painting" at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art..

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A rare lithograph from the Russian Avant-garde comes to Bowdoin: El Lissitzky’s abstract work staged an artistic revolution

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art proudly announces the acquisition of a rare lithograph, "Proun 2B," by El Lissitzky, a key member of the Russian Avant-garde.

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One Foot on Either Side of the Pond: James Bowdoin III’s Collection and Legacy

Eliza Goodpasture, class of 2018, describes her project on James Bowdoin III and his art collecting practices.

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Bowdoin College Museum of Art Appoints Dr. Sean Burrus as the 2018-2021 Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellow

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art announces the selection of Dr. Sean Burrus as the next Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellow, a three-year appointment.

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Walking with Eyes Closed on the Quad

The students and staff walked haltingly, with no apparent destination in mind, around the Quad. Some appeared to be making wide, sweeping circles. All of them had their eyes shut.

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Collections of Marion Boulton “Kippy” Stroud and Walter Pach Gifted to the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Collections of Marion Boulton “Kippy” Stroud and Walter Pach Gifted to the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

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Student Choice: Baz Gilligan-Kim, class of 2019

Baz Gilligan-Kim, class of 2019, discusses the photograph "Space Writing (Self-Portrait)," by Man Ray. The photograph is in the collection of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

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Congratulations to Bowdoin College Museum of Art Senior Interns

With the end of the semester drawing to a close, the BCMA would like to congratulate its three senior interns, Eliza Nitzan, Eliza Goodpasture, and Julianna Burke, on their graduation and celebrate the next steps in their careers and education.

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Finding Discomfort in the Art Museum

Focus on Carmen Papalia, whose work is included in the exhibition, "Second Sight: The Paradox of Vision in Contemporary Art," at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

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