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The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts contains an art school as well as a museum. Its "museum is internationally known for its collections of 19th- and 20th-century American paintings, sculptures, and works on paper. Its archives house important materials for the study of American art history, museums, and art training." The "Exhibitions" link of their website allows visitors to view some of the works online that are in the current exhibits. The exhibit "Narcissus in the Studio: Artist Portraits and Self-Portraits" has a wonderful "Image Gallery" of a dozen paintings. Visitors shouldn't miss the eerie ones by James Sherman Brantley and Walter Tandy Murch. The Tom LaDuke exhibit has just one image online, but it is fascinating and looks as if it's a painting behind frosted glass. The "Upcoming Exhibit", entitled "Anatomy/Academy" has six images online that emphasize the body.

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  • Arts > General
  • Arts > History
  • Arts > Visual Arts

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    English

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