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1450 S Dixie Hwy
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States
(561) 832-5196 https://www.norton.org

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September 2019

See and Be Seen: Picturing Notoriety

September 17 - October 22
Norton Museum of Art, 1450 S Dixie Hwy
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States

From the 19th-century flaneur to today’s social media networkers, the need to get a glimpse of famous or notorious personalities and the compulsion to be seen within an aura of celebrity and influence has driven – and been driven by – the graphic arts. Photography, printmaking, and the rise of illustrated periodicals have given way to televised reality shows and the posts, tweets, and ‘likes’ that define viral internet exposure. In response, artists have absorbed and mobilized the transition from…

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Coming Soon: Film Posters from the Dwight M. Cleveland Collection

September 17 - October 29
Norton Museum of Art, 1450 S Dixie Hwy
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States

The Norton Museum of Art will present the largest ever museum exhibition of classic movie posters from one of the most prominent private collections in the world. Titled Coming Soon: Film Posters from the Dwight M. Cleveland Collection, the exhibition comprises more than 200 posters representing comedies, musicals, Westerns, sci-fi thrillers, dramas, and others that date from the turn of the 20th century to the late 1980s. The exhibition provides a colorful and comprehensive overview of the history and allure…

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Who? A Brief History of Photography through Portraiture (Part 2)

September 17 - December 10
Norton Museum of Art, 1450 S Dixie Hwy
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States

The Norton’s new Kenneth C. Griffin Building features the first dedicated gallery – the Jodi Ann Saltzman Gallery – to showcase the Museum’s permanent collection of photography. The inaugural installation continues with a new selection of approximately 50 works that traces the history of the medium through portraiture. Beginning with 19th-century daguerreotypes and albumen prints, and ending with 21st-century examples by artists such as Cathy Opie, Nikki S. Lee, and Daniel Gordon, these works examine the reciprocal influences between photography…

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