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Holy Roman Empire Intarsia Quilt

Artist unidentified

War and Pieced: The Annette Gero Collection of Quilts from Military Fabrics

September 6, 2017–January 7, 2018

War and Pieced is the first exhibition in the United States to showcase the spectacularly complex geometric quilts made exclusively by men using richly dyed wools derived from British military and dress uniforms.

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Girl in Red Dress with Cat and Dog

Ammi Phillips

Highlights from Self-Taught Genius

September 27, 2017–January 2018

The new Self-Taught Genius Gallery in Long Island City launches with a selection of icons from the landmark exhibition Self-Taught Genius: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum, which toured nationally from 2014 to 2017. Generously supported by the Henry Luce Foundation, both the new gallery and the namesake exhibition shows folk and self-taught art from the eighteenth through twenty-first centuries drawn from the museum’s collection of more than 8,000 works of art.

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