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April 3rd 2009 Exhibitions
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Location Smith College Museum of Art
Title Emulation or Imitation: The Case of Dürer vs. Marcantonio Raimondi
This small-focus show presents a singularly important early stage in the emergence of the concept of the individual artist and his work in the Northern Renaissance. Dürer’s unprecedented lawsuit against the Venetian printmaker Marcantonio Raimondi, who, ca. 1511, copied his series “Life of the Virgin,” spotlights an important historical turning point in which the conception of originality was beginning to emerge as the definition of artistic creativity. Through April 19.
The Smith College Museum of Art (SCMA) is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $3 for students and $2 for youth ages 6 to 12. Free admission to all the second Friday of the month, from 4 to 8 p.m. Free passes are available at Forbes Library, 20 West St., with a Forbes Library card. For more information, visit http://www.smith.edu/artmuseum.

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