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Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

I am a sculptor, installation artist, videographer and photographer. My work renders elements of personal history and persona that have universal relevance. ... My subjects are often my Afro-Cuban relatives as well as myself. My themes are cross cultural and cross generational; race and gender expressed in symbols of matriarchy and maternity are thematic ideas.

María Magdalena Campos-Pons (ABOVE: Photo by Cornell Watson)
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Student Gallery Talk / Hung Liu: Living Memory on Feb. 29 at 6 PM
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Student Gallery Talk / Hung Liu: Living Memory on Feb. 29 at 6 PM

Join five Duke undergraduate students for a gallery talk on the exhibition they co-curated, Hung Liu: Living Memory, in the Incubator Gallery. The works, all from the museum’s collection, were a recent gift from the artist’s estate and are on view for the first time. Photo by Cornell Watson.

Hans J. van Miegroet, 1953-2024
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Hans J. van Miegroet, 1953-2024

"Hans van Miegroet was a gifted artist, art historian, and creative thinker in numerous fields from the humanities to the social and natural sciences and law. His research on emerging Art Markets was grounded in questions of copyright, cultural heritage, visual culture, and new research strategies and modes of interpretation. When he once served as Chair of the Department, he expanded Art & Art History to include Visual Studies. Hans was a loving father of two children, a supportive colleague, and friend. His kindness, memorable playfulness, and wry sense of humor was unparalleled. He will be acutely missed.” — Kristine Stiles, France Family Distinguished Professor, longtime friend of the Nasher Museum, guest curator and member of the Collections Committee of the museum’s national Board of Advisors.

Find the Cave, Hold the Torch
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Find the Cave, Hold the Torch

Arts writer Colony Little interviews Nasher Museum Director Trevor Schoonmaker and Franklin Sirman, director of the Perez Art Museum Miami, for the Feb/March issue of Cultured magazine. Up next, the two longtime friends will team up to present Spirit in the Land, curated by Schoonmaker and opening at PAMM in March. ABOVE: Schoonmaker steps inside Vessel by Radcliffe Bailey at the Nasher Museum. Photo by Cornell Watson.

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