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Valentine Dudensing and Friends (1922 -1948)

  • 5 Mar 2015
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Scarab Club

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Valentine Dudensing and Friends  

(1922 -1948)
Speaker: Nancy Rivard Shaw
Curator Emerita, American Art, Detroit Institute of Arts
Chair for the evening is: Joe Posch


Valentine Dudensing was once one of the best known art dealers in New York.  From 1922 until he retired to France in 1948, his gallery was a major center for European art.  Dudensing specialized in School of Paris paintings, long before these works were readily accepted by the American public.  He also supported a select group of Americans, including John Kane, Louis Eilshemius and Joseph Stella.  This talk focuses on thirteen artists - some long since forgotten, others forgotten and rediscovered, and some forgotten again.

Menu: 


Tossed Green Salad, Chef’s Vinaigrette Dressing
Braised Short Ribs, Mashed Potato, 
Green Beans with Shallots
Vegan Option: Shepherd’s Pie
Chocolate Cake


The Scarab Club is supported in part by awards from the Kresge Foundation, Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation and the National  Endowment for the Arts.

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