English version

private view

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprivate viewˌprivate ˈview (also private viewing) noun [countable]  AVPBEFOREan occasion when a few people are invited to see a show of paintings before the rest of the public
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private viewOn the other hand, she suspected that Fowler-Thrown would be delighted to have a private view of Newley's collection.At the private view of that year's Royal Academy Summer Exhibition she met the architect and put the proposition to him.It was as a mere friend that he went to the private view of Vanessa's second exhibition and met Rain Morgan.The private view of the inaugural exhibition in the new Arts Centre provided the first event of their calendar for 1992.
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