THE DECO DECADES: THE INSTALLATION OF A NEW WOLFSONIAN LIBRARY EXHIBIT

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Just this week, Wolfsonian museum art handlers Steve Forero-Paz and Carlos Alejandro have been taking down the rare book and special collections library exhibit, At Ease: Miami Beach during the Second World War, put up to celebrate our city’s centennial anniversary.

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As part of that continuing celebration, Associate librarian, Dr. Nicolae Harsanyi and private collector and Miami Beach aficionado, Lawrence Wiggins have worked collaboratively to select the materials to go in a new exhibition focusing on Miami Beach’s Art Deco architecture, dining establishments, and the nightclubs that drew tourists to the area during the 1930s and 1940s.

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GIFT OF LAWRENCE WIGGINS III

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GIFTS OF FRANCIS XAVIER LUCA & CLARA HELENA PALACIO LUCA

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PROMISED GIFT OF MITCHELL WOLFSON, JR.

As Dr. Harsanyi and I have just finished loading the flat cases, and the art handlers are presently installing the materials into wall case, I thought that I would provide our readers with this “behind the scenes” preview of the exhibit which will open to the general public tomorrow.

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Stay tuned! Dr. Harsanyi will provide a follow-up post with more details about the exhibit he and Larry Wiggins put together.

~ by "The Chief" on June 17, 2015.

One Response to “THE DECO DECADES: THE INSTALLATION OF A NEW WOLFSONIAN LIBRARY EXHIBIT”

  1. “EXHIBITF”

    Hitting the mojitos a little early today? 😉

    Steve HicksonDate: Wed, 17 Jun 2015 19:33:18 +0000 To: shickson@hotmail.com

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