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"How often my Soul visits the National Gallery, and how seldom I go there myself." - Logan P. Smith

New Director of IMMA Announced

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DUBLIN, IRELAND.- The board of IMMA is proud to announce that the new Museum Director will be Kathy McArdle. Kathy is the former Artistic Director of The Project. Her first task as Director will be to reappraise the Museum's collection and to embark on a program of divestment to free up scarce resources and make the collection more relevant.Kathy will take up her appointment in January.

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José Clemente Orozco

Maternity (detail) by José Clemente Orozco. Mural at the Esculela Nacional Preparatoria (Mexico City).

On a day like today, in 1883, José Clemente Orozco, was born in Zapotlán. His early artistic career was marked by the creation of political comics. By 1922, however, he devoted himself to mural painting, in which he combines archaic-popular characteristics and modern-realistic features. More Milestones...

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