Vik Muniz (Brazilian, b. 1961); Memory Rendering, 3-D Screening (from "The Best of Life"), 1989-2000; gelatin silver print. Copy Right Holder: Vik Muniz/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. Wachenheim Family Fund. (M.2007.23.D) x1200
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Love & Romance

As Valentine’s Day approaches, we can look to the museum’s collection for portrayals of love and romance. Some of my personal favorites include: “La Declaration d’amour” by Jean François de Troy (circa 1724), Robert Indiana’s “Love” series (1982), and a Peruvian ceramic blackware entitled “Two Lovers” (19th century). I also find the photograph “Le Muguet du metro” (1953)  by Robert Doisneau interesting because while it seems romantic that the woman is holding a bouquet of flowers, the couple’s relationship looks very…

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