Tuesday, February 14, 2012

UT News :: The Gernsheim Collection

The Gernsheim Collection
by Roy Flukinger
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“The Gernsheim Collection” Earns Recognition
Feb. 14, 2012

AUSTIN, Texas — "The Gernsheim Collection," co-published by the Harry Ransom Center and the University of Texas Press, has been awarded an Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award, which honors a distinguished catalog in the history of art published during the past year.

Edited by Ransom Center Senior Research Curator Roy Flukinger, "The Gernsheim Collection" coincided with the Ransom Center's 2010 exhibition "Discovering the Language of Photography: The Gernsheim Collection," which explored the history of photography through the Center's foundational photography collection.

"The Barr Award is a great honor for the university, as well as for the Ransom Center," said Flukinger. "The Ransom Center has a longstanding commitment to scholarship and learning, and it is rewarding to have this recognition by the College Art Association."

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