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Tacoma Art Museum opens Speaking Parts: Between Works in the Collection

Pierre-Auguste Renoir - Heads of Two Young Girls\The Two Sisters - Oil on canvas - Tacoma Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. W. Hilding Lindberg, 1983

TACOMA, WA – Tacoma Art Museum’s new exhibition seeks to answer the question, “How do museums decide which works of art to add to the permanent collection?” Speaking Parts: Conversations between Works in the Collection is organized around Northwest artist Dennis Evans’ mixed-media construction Writing Lessons with every other artwork in the gallery—paintings, sculptures, prints, photographs, or jewelry—relating back to it. Speaking Parts is on view through November 2010.