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Nasher Museum Director Sarah Schroth leads five visiting cultural preservation experts into the entrance of Wilson Pavilion, pausing in front of paintings by Fernand Léger, Paysage a l'oiseau (left) and Pablo Picasso, Joueur de Flûte et Mangeur de Pastèque (right). The guests from Georgia, India, Nepal, Serbia and Turkey visited Duke as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), the U.S. Department of State’s professional exchange program. Photo by J Caldwell.

At the entrance to Wilson Pavilion, visitors can experience a small installation of four modern paintings, on view through November. Special thanks to the Irma and Norman Braman Art Foundation for their generous loans.

Fernand Léger, Paysage a l’oiseau (Bird in Landscape), 1952. Oil on canvas, 25 3/4 x 36 1/4 inches (65.4 x 92.1 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Bequest of Louise and Alvin Myerberg, 2010.3.9. © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

René Magritte, Le nu couché (The Reclining Nude), 1928. Oil on canvas. On loan from the Irma and Norman Braman Art Foundation.

Joan Miró, Peinture (Painting), 1933. Oil on canvas. On loan from the Irma and Norman Braman Art Foundation.

Pablo Picasso, Joueur de Flûte et Mangeur de Pastèque (Flute Player and Watermelon Eater), 1965. Oil on canvas. On loan from the Irma and Norman Braman Art Foundation.

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