We're mad for plaid! As summer turns to fall, we're pulling out our plaid. Inspired by Washington Color School artists Paul Reed and Gene Davis, see how we channeled overlapping colors in this #saturdaystudio.
Our resident Abstract Expressionism connoisseur Alyssa Dumire spotlights a new book on Helen Frankenthaler by Alexander Nemerov. Learn more about her and then visit #fwmoa to see her work, London Memos III, on display in our #100thAnniversary exhibition.
In her visitor services role, Michele Andrews gets to interact with the art at #fwmoa all the time. So, how to pick a favorite?! For this round of exhibitions, she chose a painting from Jon Schueler's solo exhibition, "Lost Man Blues".
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.
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.
"Hey, I think that's a Friedel"! "A what?" This "Treasures from the Vault" post focuses on a lesser known Abstract Expressionist painter with a name you're sure not to forget!
We at FWMoA don't just like to look at art, we like to read about it too! This month, Director of Children's Education Alyssa Dumire introduces us to a heavy yellow book by Mary Gabriel, Ninth Street Women. Read on to see how this book influenced her experience in our current exhibition of lithographs from our permanent collection.
When curators are researching artists, they often stumble across other artists. Our Curator of Prints and Drawings, Sachi, tells the story of how she stumbled across Felrath Hines, a fine art conservator and painter!