Pasadena, CA, Pasadena Art Museum

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Norton Simon Museum
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The Pasadena Art Institute existed from 1924 to 1970; it then became the Pasadena Museum of Modern Art, which lasted unitl 1974 when Mr Simon took over. The focus of the museum on modern art began to shift in 1953 with the reciept of several hundred works of modern art which the museum increasingly committeed to acquire. The fate of the Egyptian antiquities is currently unclear.

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