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William Wordsworth’s Nose

While best known as Shakespeare’s death date and birthday, 23 April marked the anniversary of the death of another of England’s great poets—William Wordsworth (7/4/1770-23/4/1850). While visiting his former home, Dove Cottage, and the Wordsworth Museum this week, I was … Continue reading

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Face It! at the Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam

An unanticipated encounter with the face today during my visit to the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam. While the entire museum was well worth the visit, their temporary exhibition will be of most interest to our blog’s followers: Face It! First … Continue reading

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Faces of Albert Tucker (1914-1999)

Greetings for 2017! Emily here. I’m in Darwin at present and spent yesterday afternoon at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory. The painting that grabbed my attention for Effaced was Albert Tucker’s Card Players (1962), which features three men … Continue reading

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Face Event at the National Media Museum

The National Media Museum in Bradford will be hosting a special ‘Faces‘ evening as part of their free Lates series of events on Thursday 29 September 2016. The Lates series is known for bringing artists, scientists and other thinkers together around … Continue reading

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Figuring Faces in Museums: Notes on the Pacific Cultures Gallery of the South Australian Museum

Hiding from the rain in Adelaide last week prompted a visit to the Pacific Cultures Gallery of the South Australian Museum. This is the largest collection of Pacific material culture in Australia, and includes items from Papua New Guinea, the … Continue reading

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