Extraordinary Eye, Extraordinary Gift: The Legacy of Margaret Herz Demant

Extraordinary Eye, Extraordinary Gift: The Legacy of Margaret Herz Demant focuses on the patronage and recent bequest of art from a champion of the DIA; a celebration of the life and legacy of Margaret Herz Demant.

Extraordinary Eye, Extraordinary Gift will illustrate Margaret’s lifetime of collecting African and Modern art, focusing on her prowess as a first-rate connoisseur and collector with extraordinarily broad interests. The exhibition showcases works in multiple media, by artists of different cultural and historical backgrounds with wide-ranging relevance to several of the DIA’s collection areas. Representing Margaret’s primary passion and the majority of the bequest, African pieces dominate in the exhibition.

 

 

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