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Telfair Museums will be reopening its three sites—the Telfair Academy, the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, and the Jepson Center for the Arts—beginning Friday, June 26. The museums will be open 10am-5pm Thursdays-Mondays. During the initial reopening phase, we will be closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
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The Prints of Erik Desmazières will feature a selection of prints by the artist from Telfair Museums’ permanent collection.

Erik Desmazières (French, b. Rabat, Morocco, 1948) Entrance Hall with a Globe, final state, 2009 Etching and aquatint with ink and wash Frame: 20 1/4 x 16 1/4 inches Plate: 8 1/8 x 6 3/8 inches Gift of the artist, 2009.6.4 © 2019 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Erik Desmazières (French, B. 1948) is one of the most renowned French printmakers of his generation. Since he first picked up an etching needle nearly 50 years ago, Desmazières has produced a body of work remarkable for its sheer technical brilliance and its unrelenting originality. Desmazières’ etchings invite comparison with old masters, but his work is undeniably his own. Each painstakingly detailed composition provides a glimpse into the artist’s fantastically inventive mind. Reflecting the artist’s abiding interest in architecture, many of these works depict either the actual interiors, edifices, and cityscapes that compose the artist’s world, or the purely imagined constructions that occupy his extraordinary imagination. The Prints of Erik Desmazières will feature a selection of prints by the artist from Telfair Museums’ permanent collection.

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The Prints of Erik Desmazières

Jepson Center
The Prints of Erik Desmazières will feature a selection of prints by the artist from Telfair Museums’ permanent collection.
exhibition

The Prints of Erik Desmazières

Jepson Center
The Prints of Erik Desmazières will feature a selection of prints by the artist from Telfair Museums’ permanent collection.