Compiling a visual record of Indiana's heritage, John Bower drives throughout the state, taking photos of derelict, decrepit, and downtrodden places. Reflections of the past, Bower asks us to consider what we can learn from these "eyesores".
#fwmoa is always saddened to hear about the death of an artist, and Hung Liu is no exception. In memory to her, Curator of Prints & Drawings Sachi Yanari-Rizzo looks at Hung's works held in the Permanent Collection of the Museum.
A recent trip to Norfolk, Virginia reminded our Curator of Prints & Drawings, Sachi Yanari-Rizzo, of the John Taylor Arms etchings in the #fwmoa collection. See why in this "Treasures from the Vault".
Explore Francisco de Goya's visual commentary through his aquatints, as he turned the spotlight on human vices, foibles, and corruption in society and politics in this #treasuresfromthevault, written by Sachi Yanari-Rizzo.
"With glass, everything is possible." As the #fwmoa studio glass collection continues to grow and expand, Collection Information Specialist Sue Slick explores the relationship between two of her favorites: Bertil Vallien and Ulrica Hydman-Vallien.
To celebrate this #IndependenceDay we examine why artists visually record both momentous figures and events in our history through Ray Johnson's screenprint, "Foot".
Agnes Denes' lithograph gives visual representation to a probability formula, mixing the physicality of a pyramidal structure with the immateriality of an abstract, mathematical formula. Learn more about her thought-provoking work in this post.
A sculptor and printmaker whose pacifist works were condemned as degenerate art by the Nazi Party, Ernst Barlach's "Der Neue Tag" is one of many works we're highlighting that didn't make it into our year-long anniversary exhibition.
Connie Arismendi's art explores the fragility of the body and the resilience of life, weaving visual associations between the body and nature. Discover her style in this blog post from #fwmoa Curator of Prints & Drawings Sachi Yanari-Rizzo.
We sent our new Curatorial Assistant, Jenna Gilley, into the #fwmoa vault to find some treasures! Her first find: three favorite quilts from the David Pottinger Indiana Amish Quilt Collection.