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New wall at WAM

Posted by Sebastian Smee  November 11, 2010 11:45 AM

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vh6.jpegWorcester Art Museum's Renaissance Court is one of the most impressive and beautiful gallery spaces in New England, with its marvelous Roman floor mosaic, its high ceilings, and its stately twin staircases. WAM also commissions art works from contemporary artists to fill one long wall in the court, which shakes things up a bit. The latest has been commissioned from Charline von Heyl, a German artist who is sometimes a resident of Marfa, Texas. Here's a photo of the work in progress. It opens to the public on November 19.

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