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Pre-Raphaelite Circle at PSU slide show
Friday, March 18, 2005 - 7:00pm to Friday, March 18, 2005 - 9:00pm
Tim McGee, graphic artist, editor and Pre-Raphaelite collector will speak and present a slide show on the Pre-Raphaelite Circle at Portland State University. McGee's own collection contains letters, photographs and manuscripts of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Morris, Edward Burne-Jones and several others from this preeminent
British artists' group. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was founded in 1848 by a group of English painters, poets and critics.

The event is organized as a part of Millar Library's Artists and Writers series. McGee's Pre-Raphaelite collection will be exhibited in the library's new book area on the first floor concurrently with the Portland Art Museum's exhibit, "Waking Dreams: The Art of the Pre-Raphaelites," from the Delaware Art Museum, which will run Saturday, March 19 through Sunday, May 29, 2005.

Location:
Portland State University's Millar Library, Room 160 (1875 S.W. Park Avenue).

Cost:
Admission is free and open to the public. Donations of canned food for the Oregon Food Bank can be made at the door.

Contact:
For more information, please contact Kimberly Willson-St. Clair at 503-725-4552 or willsons@pdx.edu.

Background:
Tim McGee has studied the Pre-Raphaelite artists for 25 years and has visited most of the major collections of Victorian art in England and the United States. McGee is the editor of the PRSUS newsletter, the American publication of the Pre-Raphaelite Society. McGee's interest in collecting began nearly 15 years ago, with books by and about the
Pre-Raphaelite circle and eventually expanded to include manuscript letters and portrait photographs. He is a professional graphic artist and currently lives in the San Francisco Bay area.