Martin Lewis, who would have celebrated his birthday tomorrow, is remembered for his realistic, everyday etchings of New York City. Take a look at this print from the #fwmoa collection, how has NYC changed? How has it stayed the same?
Treasures from the Vault: Carlos Frésquez
Mining images from past and present cultures, Carlos Frésquez creates art similar to how a rapper samples music: by mixing it all together. Here, we explore one of #fwmoa most popular prints by him: A Fairy Tale.
Treasures from the Vault: Věra Lišková
In like a lion, out like a lamb? As the weather begins to warm, we're reminded of our glass lion by Czech artist Věra Lišková, a newly acquired glass treasure as #fwmoa continues to grow its glass collection.
Treasures from the Vault: Julio de Diego
In this #treasuresfromthevault, #fwmoa looks at a work that shares its name with an orchestral piece by Burlioz: Fantastic Symphony. Do you think it inspired the painting by Julio de Diego?
Playing Favorites: Naomi Vanderleest & Dennis McNett
Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! Education Assistant Naomi Vanderleest has had her eye on Dennis McNett's sculptural crows since she first started in 2021, and is excited to finally see them out on exhibit in "The Art of the Skateboard".
Treasures from the Vault: Homer Gordon Davisson
An Indiana Impressionist and member of the Hoosier School who taught at the Fort Wayne Art School, the #fwmoa holds multiple Homer Gordon Davisson paintings in its collection. Why? Find out in this post!
Treasures from the Vault: David Burliuk
Ukrainian-born artist David Burliuk celebrated the human in art, absorbing ideas gained in his travels to organize the Futurist movement and combine time periods in his own, often satirical, artworks.
Treasures from the Vault: Steven Sorman
Searching for a way into abstract art, Associate Curator of Exhibitions Jenna Gilley ponders the process of Steven Sorman in this "Treasures from the Vault" post that looks at his work "after whom, before you".
Treasures from the Vault: Patrick Nerad
As our 100th birthday exhibition comes to a close, we're looking at a work by former #fwmoa employee, Fort Wayne educator, and painter Patrick Nerad to celebrate.
Playing Favorites: Suzanne Slick & Henri Vergé-Sarrat
Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! Sue Slick takes us back to our first exhibit celebrating our centennial birthday to remind you to come see "A Century of Making Meaning" before it closes on March 13!