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Visitor Perspective: Youth and Beauty

We thought it would be fun to ask a few people who work in the beauty industry to visit our current special exhibition. A few of the staff of Salon Bella Vie in Strongsville were glad to take us up on our offer. They visited last Friday night and count it as an “amazing” experience. Some of their favorites from the exhibition: Queensborough Bridge, 1927 . Elsie Driggs(American, 1898–1992).Oil on canvas 40 1/4 x 30 1/4 in. (102.2 x 76.8 cm). Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey, Museum Purchase, Lang Acquisition Fund. The Birth of Venus, 1925. Joseph Stella, American, born Italy, 1877-1946. . Oil on canvas. Salisbury House and Gardens, Des Moines, Iowa. Gerald Murphy, Cocktail, 1927. Oil on canvas, 29 1/16 × 29 7/8 in. (73.8 × 75.9 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; / George Marvin and His Daughter Edith. 1926. James Ormsbee Chapin (1877 - 1975). Oil on canvas. 38 1/4 x 44 in. (97.2 x 111.8 cm). Joseph E. Temple Fund. Una, Lady Troubridge. 1924. Romaine Brooks. Born: Rome, Italy 1874. Oil on canvas50 1/8 x 30 1/8 in. (127.3 x 76.4 cm).Smithsonian American Art Museum. Gift of the artist1966.49.6 Of Una, Diane Adams-Becka said: “I loved, loved, loved this painting of a strong masculine-portrayed woman and looking at the lines of her hair down to her strong masculine hands. I think of this as confident woman of today and a woman fighting for her place back in the ‘20s.” Come and visit the exhibition between now and September 16 and let us know what your favorites are on our Facebook page or our Twitter feed.