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Augustus Saint-Gaudens, New Yorker, and His Metropolitan Museum

Learn more about the exhibition Augustus Saint-Gaudens in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, on view at the Met June 30-November 15, 2009: http://www.metmuseum.org/special/saint_gaudens/images.asp Curator Thayer Tolles, organizer of the exhibition "Augustus Saint-Gaudens in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," discusses the centenary of Saint-Gaudens's death, including the commemorative activities that culminated in the 2009 exhibition. She discusses the reappraisal of Saint-Gaudens's role in the history of late nineteenth-century American sculpture and the Aesthetic Movement and also takes a look at the artist's interactions with the Metropolitan Museum during his lifetime.
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