ANN: The Met’s Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art Launches Digital Archive Initiative

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art has launched the Digital Archives Initiative (DAI), a new project developed through partnerships with institutions and artists’ estates worldwide, and in collaboration with the Museum’s Digital Department. Through the initiative, rare documents and materials related to modern art that are largely unknown or inaccessible are made available online. The first DAI collection, made possible through a partnership with the Institute of Art History, Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague, is  Vincenc Kramář’s unpublished notes on one of Pablo Picasso’s first solo exhibitions outside France—at Heinrich Thannhauser’s Moderne Galerie in Munich in 1913, now available at www.metmuseum.org/LauderDAI 

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