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This one happened to catch my eye because it reminded me of me and my oldest daughter. … She’s just the apple of his eye.

Gerald Gunnell, Nasher Security Ambassador

One minute, one work of art, one personal story. Brought to you by the Nasher Museum Education Department.

Watch The Art Minute featuring Gerald Gunnell, Nasher Security Ambassador, talking about one of his favorite portraits by Ratheesh T.

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Ratheesh T., Kiss (Clear Pond) (detail), 2016. Oil on canvas, 72 × 84 inches (182.9 × 213.4 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Gift of Blake Byrne, T'57; 2019.2.1. © Ratheesh T. Courtesy of Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, Mumbai. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.

Video Production

Videography and Editing
J Caldwell, Photographer & Social Media Manager, Nasher Museum

Graphic Design
Rachel Goodwin, Graphic Designer and Web Content Manager, Nasher Museum

Producer and Videography
Wendy Hower, Director of Engagement & Marketing, Nasher Museum

Assata Reid, student intern, North Carolina Central University, Class of 2021

Special Thanks

Trevor Schoonmaker, Mary D.B.T. and James H. Semans Director, Nasher Museum

Jessica Ruhle, Director of  Education, Nasher Museum

Elizabeth Peters, Museum Educator for Community Audiences, Nasher Museum

Ryan Helsel, K-12 and Family Programs Educator, Nasher Museum


Support for the Nasher Museum’s education programs is provided by the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, the Yukio & Toshiko Nakayama Art Museum Endowment, the Trent A. Carmichael Fund for Community Education, Fox Family Foundation, the David & Elisabeth Nimocks Foundation.

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