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Past Exhibitions: 1999
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Hans Namuth: Portraits
Exhibited April 30 through September 6, 1999

Hans Namuth's photographic portraits, taken between 1950 and 1989, shows how his friendships with his often reclusive subjects and his determination to capture the essence of each artist's style resulted in revealing portraits.

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Franklin and His Friends: Portraying the Man of Science in Eighteenth-Century America
Exhibited April 16 through September 6, 1999.

"Franklin & His Friends" presents portraits of men who, regardless of their actual vocation, shared a passion for science. Their portraits document their scientific accomplishments, in the pursuit of which they invested time, energy, and money.

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The Amistead Case
Exhibited Spring, 1999

On November 17, 1840, John Quincy Adams, sixth President of the United States, and then serving in Congress, visited thirty-six African men being held outside of New Haven, Connecticut. The Africans who had mutinied on a Spanish slave ship, Amistead were being tried for piracy and murder on the high seas. The Amistead episode was a signal event in a course that would ineluctably lead to the irrepressible conflict of the Civil War, almost two decades in the future.

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George and Martha Washington: Portraits of the Presidential Years
Exhibited February 19 through August 8, 1999

George and Martha Washington sat for about two dozen portraits from 1789 to 1797, responding to a near-constant flow of requests. From miniatures executed on ivory for family and friends to a historical portrait that depicts Washington during the Revolution, the portraits vary widely in treatment and setting.

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Paul Robeson: Artist and Citizen
Exhibited January 29 through April 18, 1999.

Paul Robeson All-American football player, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Rutgers University, and world-renowned actor and singer was one of the twentieth century's most talented Americans. He was also one of this century's most controversial figures because of his outspoken criticism of American racism and his admiration for Soviet Communism.

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Philippe Halsman: A Retrospective
Exhibited November 6, 1998 through
February 7, 1999

During a career that spanned more than forty years, nearly every leading personality in the arts and many major world figures sat for Philippe Halsman's camera.

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Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century
Exhibited October 27, 1998 through
February 7, 1999

The life of Theodore Roosevelt (18581919) was one of constant activity, immense energy, and enduring accomplishments. As the twenty-sixth President of the United States, Roosevelt was the wielder of the Big Stick, the builder of the Panama Canal, an avid conservationist, and the nemesis of the corporate trusts

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PAST  EXHIBITIONS:
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2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006–2005 | 2004–2000 | 1999 1998 | 1997–1996


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