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Newly updated and on view in the early-20th century American gallery – Jacob  Lawrence’s Summer Street Scene in Harlem is sporting a brand new, top-of-the-line frame.  The frame company that made the frame is Eli Wilner & Company: Master Framers in NYC.
Here is the before shot:
 Jacob Lawrence American, 1917 - 2000  Summer Street Scene in Harlem, 1948
and the after shot:
Jacob Lawrence American, 1917 - 2000  Summer Street Scene in Harlem, 1948
And here is a photo of the work – back into the American gallery.
Jacob Lawrence American, 1917 - 2000  Summer Street Scene in Harlem, 1948

You may notice that label next to the work – it points out that there is an OnCell audio tour for this artwork. It’s always great to listen to the audio tour when standing in front of the work – but feel free to listen to it today. Just call 585.627.4132 and use the stop number 220 when prompted.
Stop by this old friend, and see for yourself what a difference a frame makes!

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