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Gallery: ‘Telling Tales’ at the Frist Center for Visual Arts

23 February 2015

‘Telling Tales: Stories and Legends in 19th-Century American Art’ presents a selection of narrative paintings from the collection of the New-York Historical Society. Artists of the time attempted to instruct or elevate viewers by creating visual stories with a clear, human message.

Click here for Mark Scala’s introduction to the exhibition.

‘Telling Tales: Stories and Legends in 19th-Century American Art’ is at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, from 27 February–7 June.

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