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August 16, 2013

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Photo: 'Angry Owl' scullpture by Pablo Picasso
'Angry Owl' by Pablo Picasso
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Dallas Museum of Art

President John F. Kennedy’s Last Exhibit

When managers of the Hotel Texas learned President Kennedy would be staying with them in November of 1963, they wanted to make it a memorable experience. In the five days leading up to his visit, the hotel, working with art curators, gathered a collection of masterpiece artworks to fill the rooms for the president and Jacqueline Kennedy. They had no way of knowing it would be the last art Kennedy would ever see. Fifty years later, curator Olivier Meslay has recreated that art collection for the Dallas Museum of Art.

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"Crosscheck" by Zach Miskin and Todd Reynolds; "Waiting in the Night" by Forest Fire

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