Would you want an art technique named after you? Israeli artist Yaacov Agam created agamagrams, a type of lenticular art, that is named after him! Learn how to make one in the studio today using six simple supplies.
Are you an "art-is-boring" person? Don't worry, some of us museum people were too! Let Jennifer Dasal's book, ArtCurious, introduce stories of the unexpected, slightly odd, and strangely wonderful in the art world.
If you have taken a survey of art history course, then you have studied the canon, or the "great artists". Today, however, the canon is coming under discussion for its exclusivity. Does it still have a place in the study of art?
Make a miniature, architectural marvel out of gingerbread! Think outside the pre-made gingerbread house boxes and explore abstract structures with us in this "Saturday Studio".
Art history is full of fun words, including our art term for this week: chiaroscuro! An Italian word, we trace its use from the Renaissance Old Masters to contemporary printmakers, showing that some techniques never go out of style.
Gather up your favorite treasures and souvenirs to create your own genre-spanning still life inspired by the work of Katja Oxman, currently on display at #fwmoa in a "Year of Making Meaning".
Rejected by the academies for its lack of line, contour, and form, Impressionism was the avant-garde movement of the 19th century. Learn what inspired this brand new technique, and how diverse artists made it their own, in this "Art Term Tuesday".
Circles, circles, everywhere! We got inspired by some of the newest acquisitions at #FWMoA, particularly our much-loved Liz Whitney Quisgard's textile work of 32 circles "Lots of Circles", to make our own circular weavings!
Happy Halloween! Looking for something spooky to do today? Grab a pumpkin and carve a jack-o'-lantern inspired by the #FWMoA collection.
Examining the various ways that artists employ trompe l'oeil, a technique that tricks the eye of the viewer, one core similarity remains: the works of art make us question the boundary of the painted world and our own.