FWMoA Collection Information Specialist Sue Slick takes us back to 1960s San Francisco and introduces us to the poster art of Bonnie MacLean, a woman working and thriving in the boy's club of music poster design.
William Merritt Chase. Robert Henri. James Abbott McNeill Whistler. What do they all have in common? Norah Hamilton studied art under them all! Learn more about this indomitable woman in this "Treasures from the Vault".
This week we look at an abstract screenprint whose inspiration is quite clear, and how we can look beyond the initial recognition to understand the artist message beneath.
Wendy Red Star creates familiar images and scenes of contemporary Native American life, often focused on the reservation, that displace the various misconceptions and stereotypes about her community.
FWMoA Collections Information Specialist Sue Slick details an interesting aspect of her job in this installment of "Historical Highlight": tracking down the correct spelling of a bequest in memory of a donor's mother-Carolyn, or Caroline, Randall Fairbank.
To celebrate Labor Day, we're highlighting printmaker Louis Conrad Rosenberg, whose commissioned works of the construction of the Cleveland Union Terminal includes the workers who made the project possible!
Today is the 74th anniversary of the death of American Regionalist John Steuart Curry. One of the triumvirate including Thomas Hart Benton and Grant Wood, Curry's work exposed the gritty, authentic parts of the American Midwest as well as the fun, entertaining spectacles.
Curator of Prints & Drawings Sachi Yanari-Rizzo interviews artist Peter Williams to discuss his work in light of the most recent examples of violence against Black Americans and the role of museums in fully engaging their communities.
Missing traveling to new places? Us too! Let Italian artist Bernardo Bellotto transport you to Venice in his painting "Grand Canal, Venice"!
Feminist artist Mary Beth Edelson's artworks are introspective, instigating a challenge to viewers to disrupt their complacency and investigate their thoughts on various social and political issues. Here, we unpack the symbolism of one of her works to better understand how artists speak to their viewer.