Astra Velum Prints Added to Haggerty Museum Collection

Fox, (C) Fritz Liedtke

This past year, I was approached by Wally Mason, chief curator at the Haggerty Museum of Art in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  He loved the Astra Velum photogravures, and inquired about adding a few pieces to the Haggerty’s collection.  I was impressed by Wally’s intimate knowledge of his own collection, and his desire to add pieces to it that fit well.  I appreciated his desire to steward artwork–to care for and show it well, rather than just stick it in a vault.  After some discussion, the museum selected 4 pieces, which were accessioned into their collection this past fall.  You can view them here.