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MCC Art Galleries to Feature "WOMEN" From Portrait in Print Collection

[Thursday, March 23, 2017]

     

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec's, "At the Renaissance: Sarah Bernhardt in Phedre," lithograph, 1893, is featured in the art exhibit at McHenry County College in celebration of Women’s History Month. "WOMEN," featuring 22 pieces from the college's Portrait in Print collection through April 8 in Galleries One and Two in the MCC Library.

In celebration of Women’s History Month, McHenry County College (MCC) is hosting an art exhibition titled “WOMEN,” featuring 22 works focusing on women subjects from the college’s Portrait in Print Collection, through April 8 in Gallery One and Gallery Two, both located in the MCC Library in Building A.

The women subjects are accomplished and influential women, including writers, poets, artists, singers, dancers, a social activist, a scientist and a queen. The Portrait in Print Collection was donated to McHenry County College and the Friends of McHenry County College Foundation by Mary and Charles Liebman, with the first gift of prints arriving in 1990.

The collection now numbers over 260 fine art prints and includes lithography, intaglio, serigraphy and woodcut as well as several drawings and works created with combined printmaking techniques. The Portrait in Print Collection has a permanent home at MCC and can be viewed in the MCC Library on a continuous basis.

For more information about McHenry County College’s art galleries, contact Sandra Lang, curator, at (815) 455-8785 or at slang@mchenry.edu or visit www.mchenry.edu/artgallery.

 

 

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