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UI prof chose lesser-known expressionist paintings for stamps

CHAMPAIGN – Asked to select 10 abstract expressionist paintings to be depicted on U.S. postage stamps, University of Illinois art history Professor Jonathan Fineberg tried to pick ones that were famous, characteristic of the genre, and not in the collections of predictable museums like the Metropolitan in New York.

He chose works that belong to perhaps lesser-known institutions, among them the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., where he is a trustee, and Krannert Art Museum on the UI campus, where he is the Gutgsell Professor of Art History.

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