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Martin Museum of Art to Loan Permanent Collection Painting

Aug. 20, 2012

For Immediate Release

August 20, 2012


Adriel E. Greene

Educational Coordinator

One Bear Place #97263

Waco, TX 76798-7263

Office (254) 710-1882

Fax (254) 710-1566

Martin Museum of Art to Loan Permanent Collection Painting

We are extremely pleased to announce that a painting from the Martin Museum of Art Permanent Collection, Ballerina Vera Fokina, by Nicolai Fechin, will be on exhibition at The Museum of Russian Art in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from August 18, 2012, until January 20, 2013. The exhibition, Nicolai Fechin: From Kazan to Taos, is produced by the Foundation for International Arts & Education of Bethesda, Maryland, and features paintings on loan from Russian and American museums and private collections. Painted in 1927 in New York City, this five foot tall portrait is of Vera Fokina, dancer and wife of the famous Russian dancer Mikhail Fokine. The painting was a gift to Baylor University from former Senator William Blakley. For more information regarding the TMORA exhibition, please contact or

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