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Accolades for Museum's Methods for Modernism in Maine Sunday Telegram

Story posted April 12, 2010

The opening reception for the Bowdoin College Museum of Art's newest exhibition, Methods for Modernism: Form and Color in American Art, drew a crowd — and the attention of the Maine Sunday Telegram.

Read the article.

Charles Sheeler, American 1883-1965, Staircase, Doylestown, ca. 1925, gelatin silver print, Yale University Art Gallery, Gift of Dr. J. Patrick Kennedy.

The article comes on the heels of a piece published just days earlier in the Portland Press Herald. Read the article.

Focusing on Americans' relationships to indigenous traditions and criticism, Methods for Modernism explores the new technical and methodological stakes faced by these artists.

This exhibition is made possible through the Yale University Art Gallery's Collection-Sharing Initiative funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

More about the exhibition here.

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