prints and drawings

A New Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Timothy Rub, the George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, announced today that Louis Marchesano will become the Museum’s new Audrey and William H. Helfand Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, succeeding Innis Shoemaker who retired earlier this year. The appointment of this new department head concludes a national search that yielded an exceptional group of candidates.

Bound Photographic Album by Ringl + Pit Among Works Acquired by the National Gallery of Art

Washington, DC—At its October 2017 Board of Trustees meeting, the National Gallery of Art acquired works including a rare early painting by Morris Louis (1912-1962), two complete bound volumes by Giovanni Francesco Costa  (1711-1773), a 1928 drawing by Stuart Davis (1892-1964), and a handcrafted album by ringl + pit (active 1930-1933).