Our last bearded visage, in celebration of #noshavenovember, comes to us from Italian artist Guerrino Guardabassi. A pastoral peasant scene of an interaction between a friar and a flutist on a mountain road. #fwmoa
Art history is full of fun words, including our art term for this week: chiaroscuro! An Italian word, we trace its use from the Renaissance Old Masters to contemporary printmakers, showing that some techniques never go out of style.
His art brings pleasure much the same way a slice of pie or bowl of ice cream does, and Wayne Thiebaud knows the best ways to serve up those delights for our eyes: “I like when people look at my work and smile." #fwmoa is celebrating Thiebaud's centennial birthday this month by looking back at his life and work.
Gather up your favorite treasures and souvenirs to create your own genre-spanning still life inspired by the work of Katja Oxman, currently on display at #fwmoa in a "Year of Making Meaning".
Money, money, money! In this "Off the Cuff", #fwmoa President & CEO Charles Shepard illuminates the process of appraising artworks, or determining the market value for a work or collection of works.
Some artists create for themselves, but not Steven and Susan Shaikh. Their handmade, affordable jewelry is made for YOU! See how this husband-and-wife team collaborate in this SHOP post. Then, stop by #fwmoa Paradigm Gallery to see the works in person.
Works by unknown artists can be difficult to analyze. Today, we play art detectives to see what we can find out about this set of portraits in the #FWMoA collection.
When asked: What is in an art museum? Most people's gut reply is: Paintings! Learn what makes up a painting and how art museum's practice preventative care and conservation in this "Curator's Corner".
Rejected by the academies for its lack of line, contour, and form, Impressionism was the avant-garde movement of the 19th century. Learn what inspired this brand new technique, and how diverse artists made it their own, in this "Art Term Tuesday".
Circles, circles, everywhere! We got inspired by some of the newest acquisitions at #FWMoA, particularly our much-loved Liz Whitney Quisgard's textile work of 32 circles "Lots of Circles", to make our own circular weavings!