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When Crowds Curate, Exhibitions Are By the People

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Botaniker (The Botanists) (post-1900) by Gabriel Cornelius Ritter von Max
Frye Art Museum
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Earlier in August, some 17,000 votes were cast, reports Wired. The resulting exhibition, selections made by Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram users, will open Oct. 4.

Museum founders Charles and Emma Frye created the collection in the early 20th century. Among the highlights are iconic works from the Munich Secession and 19th century French paintings. (Works by American masters, particularly artists with ties to Germany, were added later.)
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