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The Chrysler Museum of Art community is sad to report the death of our colleague and friend Amy L. Brandt, who died May 15 after a valiant health struggle. She was 37. “Academically distinguished, deeply passionate, and supremely self-confident, Amy embodied the very best of America’s new generation of art historians,” said Chief Curator Jeff Harrison. “It was a joy and a privilege to work with her.” “A bright light has been extinguished far too early,” Museum Director Erik Neil said. “The Chrysler will miss her innovative spirit, determination, and passion for art.” Brandt, the Chrysler’s McKinnon Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, came to Norfolk in 2011 to fill the newly created and endowed position, just as she was completing her Ph.D. from The Graduate Center at The City University of New York. In her time

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