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"Elise Ansel: Distant Mirrors" Presented by the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

"Elise Ansel: Distant Mirrors" features a group of nine paintings and seven drawings by Portland-based artist Elise Ansel that she newly created for this exhibition. Ansel drew inspiration for the works from a late Renaissance devotional painting, Denys Calvaert’s Annunciation, ca. 1597, part of the Museum’s permanent collection.

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Bowdoin's Irfan Reacts to Mark Rothko Art Forgery Trial

"Once I learned that it duped the chairman of Sotheby's, I was intrigued."

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New Acquisitions at Bowdoin College Museum of Art: Egyptian Portraits

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art announces the acquisition of three portraits of Egyptian subjects made nearly 2,000 years apart.

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Film screening by South African Artist William Kentridge, February 4

Since his first American retrospective in 2001, South African artist William Kentridge (born 1955) has earned accolades for his versatile and poetic art practice. On February 4 in Smith Auditorium the Museum will screen “10 Drawings for Projection" in Smith Auditorium.

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Digging further into "Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa"

The Museum of Art continues to celebrate the major exhibition dedicated to the arts of Africa with a strong roster of programming in February.

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Bowdoin College Museum of Art Launches its First Digital Catalogue

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art is pleased to announce the launch of the Museum’s first online scholarly catalogue, "Art Treasures, Gracefully Drawn: James Bowdoin III and America’s Earliest Drawing Collection."

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Elise Ansel/Denys Calvaert: Contemporary Reflections on a late-Renaissance Painting

This exhibition of new work by Portland-based Elise Ansel is—in the best sense—confrontational. Her series of seven preparatory drawings and an equal number of oil paintings responds to a historic work in Bowdoin’s collection, Denys Calvaert’s "Annunciation".

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Henrietta Benson Homer

Works by Henrietta Benson Homer, mother of Winslow Homer, are on view at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

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Museum of Art's Alex Katz Portrait Depicts Artistic Friendship in Boston Globe

Alex Katz's portrait of his friend, poet and dance critic Edwin Denby, part of the Bowdoin Museum of Art collection, is highlighted in the Boston Globe.

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