The staff at #fwmoa has spent their summer reading, so we've got some recommendations. First up: Grayson Perry's "Playing to the Gallery" which helps us look at contemporary art--a genre of art that often leaves us asking: what am I looking at?!
Today in the #studio, we're spilling our marbles and using them as inspiration for some meditative artmaking. Follow along with Education Assistant Naomi Vanderleest to learn about paper marbling!
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".
As we put the finishing touches on our newest installations in "The Art of the Skateboard", #fwmoa Maintenance Assistant Michelle Cano reflects on one of her favorite installation works that entered the permanent collection on a much smaller scale.
Let's take a dot for a walk! In this "Saturday Studio", we explore the elements of a line, inspired by Francisco Valverde's drip paintings now on view at FWMoA!
What do The Beatles, Suprematism, and Abstract Expressionism have in common? Find out in this "Off the Cuff", where President & CEO Charles Shepard discusses how movements, whether musical or artistic, are born.
Let's get real about Realism! In this "Off the Cuff", FWMoA President and CEO Charles Shepard talks about the fate and future of Realism as abstract art joined the scene.
In this "Off the Cuff", President and CEO Charles Shepard addresses the movement from realist to abstract art, and the collective purpose of abstract artists to bringing truth into the world.
Abstract artist Heather Day answers questions about her work, process, and her synesthia in this interview with Curator Lauren Wolfer.