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March 5, 2015 – Valentine Dudensing and Friends (1922 -1948)

Speaker: Nancy Rivard Shaw
Curator Emerita, American Art, Detroit Institute of Arts

Chair for the evening is: Joe Posch

Valentine Dudensing was once one of the best known art dealers in New York. From 1922 until he retired to France in 1948, his gallery was a major center for European art. Dudensing specialized in School of Paris paintings, long before these works were readily accepted by the American public. He also supported a select group of Americans, including John Kane, Louis Eilshemius and Joseph Stella. This talk focuses on thirteen artists – some long since forgotten, others forgotten and rediscovered, and some forgotten again.

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Dinner & Lecture Series Fee
Members $50 per lecture
Non-Members $65 per lecture
Cocktails Dinner Lecture
6:00 P.M. 7:00 P.M. 8:00 P.M.
Gallery Lounge Gallery
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