"What does Independence mean to me?" Look closely at Audrey Flack's still life commissioned for the 1976 Bicentennial. Can you see her answer?
In an attempt to explain "How did they do that?!", #fwmoa Assoc. Curator of Exhibitions Jenna Gilley dives into the world of color in glass and finds surprisingly local ties:
At #fwmoa we're celebrating a new acquisition: Spring Dawn Kimono by Markow & Norris. Read to see why our President made it his mission to bring this sculpture to Fort Wayne, and then stop by to see it for yourself this weekend!
Ceramicist and printmaker Diego Romero draws from inspiration from various sources to create art that feels familiar yet fresh. See these works out of the vault on view at #fwmoa later this summer!
When #fwmoa President Charles Shepard buys a work of art, Collection Information Specialist Sue Slick goes to work. She finds every tidbit of information, on the artist and artwork, often overturning connections to Indiana and Fort Wayne along the way:
Kreg Kallenberger describes himself as a "landscape illusionist and painter" through glass. See how he explores landscape through refraction and reflection, showcasing the manipulation of of imagery with light, in this #nowonview by Jenna Gilley.
"Sun Raid" by Ester Hernández is a colorful, cartoony screenprint on the surface that belies a serious subtext beneath. Uncover the symbolism in this post by Curator of Prints & Drawings Sachi Yanari-Rizzo:
Just like a child with a new present, we love showing off our new artworks as they enter the #fwmoa collection. Our newest oil painting is by Ukrainian artist Denys Gorodnychyi, making its debut in "Natural Appeal", opening April 22. Here's a sneak peek:
Who is that bronze girl in the hallway that I see?! A case of mistaken identity at the #fwmoa led our Collection Information Specialist Sue Slick on a quest to uncover the story of a bronze sculpture in our permanent collection.
What do Gabor Peterdi, Stanley William Hayter, and Joan Miró have in common? Read this blog post to find out and then visit #fwmoa to see our new exhibition "Miró in New York, 1947".