UMMA's "Lens of Impressionism"
From the November, 2009 issue
Here's a telescope--a time-travel telescope. Set it for eleven years ago, and focus it on senior curator Carole McNamara gazing at Whistler's painting, Sea and Rain, and wondering how the U-M Museum of Art could best use its sketchy oil. From that simple moment evolved "The Lens of Impressionism," UMMA's new exhibit that boasts loans of major and rare