When an artist decides to create, where do they start? Many begin with a sketch. Sculptors, who work in 3D, start with a maquette. Learn more about this preliminary step in this #arttermtuesday!
Naomi Vanderleest, Education Assistant Art comes in many different forms in our lives, even makeup applied to one's face. While the application of makeup is similar to painting or drawing, some artists take this a step further by using makeup as their medium. Look at this artwork below, currently on display in Indiana Artists Club …
Katy Thompson, Associate Director of Education The days are shorter, the nights are colder, and the ghouls are coming out to play. Sue Slick, our Collection Information Specialist, recently shared a new art word with me: gloamin'. A Scottish term referring to the twilight hour when ghosts and witches are about, it's applied to artworks …
“You call that art?!” Conceptual art has a reputation for inaccessibility, so this week we're questioning the very definition of art and who gets to decide: the artist or the viewer.
We've noticed some grid-like marks on some artworks at #fwmoa...what could they mean? Let's find out today in the #studio, and then come see them in person with us on a Second Saturday Family Tour at the museum!
Woodblocks, the oldest form of printmaking, are the easiest and cheapest of the multiple printmaking processes. Here, we carve away the secrets of woodblocks (and woodcuts!) ahead of the new exhibition at #fwmoa ft. prints from Landfall Press.
How would you portray your local landscape for an audience on the other side of the world? Learn how to capture the essence of a place, like in traditional Chinese landscapes. by looking at artist works from our Sister City, Taizhou, now at #fwmoa!
We've spent the last few months learning about the elements and principles of art only to realize we hadn't defined elements and principles! We've righted that wrong in this post:
Things are looking up and so are we! Inspired by artists thinking outside the box...or frame...#fwmoa Education Assistant Naomi walks us through creating a mobile you could hang inside or outside!
We never leave an art movement behind, and Surrealism is no exception. What would early practitioners, like Miró & Dalí, think of its use on TikTok? Read on to learn the history, both old and new, of this art style, #nowonview at #fwmoa.