11/13/12

The Art of Mourning in Nineteenth-Century America


Selections from the Burns Archive


Reception: November 13, 2012, 2:00-4:00PM



Join the Art Gallery at Kingsborough Community College this afternoon! The exhibition will showcase mourning portraits, memorial artworks, and post-mortem photography (daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, cartes-de-visite, and cabinet cards) from the archives of Dr. Stanley Burns, located in NYC, curated by Berfu Durantas-Masters, Professor of Art History, Kingsborough Community College and lecturer at the Cloisters-Metropolitan Museum of Art. There is a free catalogue to accompany the exhibit.

The exhibition has been extended into December, is free and open to the public. 
Gallery hours are 10am-3pm, Monday-Friday.

Arts & Sciences Building
2001 Oriental Boulevard
Brooklyn, NY 11235
718.368.5449

Directions:
Car: Belt Parkway to Exit 8 (Coney Island Avenue) then follow signs.
Bus: B-1 and B-49 bus to last stop.
Train: BMT Brighton line - B or Q train to Brighton Beach Station, then take B-1 bus to last stop.

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