Wendy Red Star creates familiar images and scenes of contemporary Native American life, often focused on the reservation, that displace the various misconceptions and stereotypes about her community.
FWMoA Collections Information Specialist Sue Slick details an interesting aspect of her job in this installment of "Historical Highlight": tracking down the correct spelling of a bequest in memory of a donor's mother-Carolyn, or Caroline, Randall Fairbank.
To celebrate Labor Day, we're highlighting printmaker Louis Conrad Rosenberg, whose commissioned works of the construction of the Cleveland Union Terminal includes the workers who made the project possible!
Today is the 74th anniversary of the death of American Regionalist John Steuart Curry. One of the triumvirate including Thomas Hart Benton and Grant Wood, Curry's work exposed the gritty, authentic parts of the American Midwest as well as the fun, entertaining spectacles.
Curator of Prints & Drawings Sachi Yanari-Rizzo interviews artist Peter Williams to discuss his work in light of the most recent examples of violence against Black Americans and the role of museums in fully engaging their communities.
Missing traveling to new places? Us too! Let Italian artist Bernardo Bellotto transport you to Venice in his painting "Grand Canal, Venice"!
Feminist artist Mary Beth Edelson's artworks are introspective, instigating a challenge to viewers to disrupt their complacency and investigate their thoughts on various social and political issues. Here, we unpack the symbolism of one of her works to better understand how artists speak to their viewer.
Hailed as Mexico's Jackson Pollock, abstract artist Leonardo Nierman pursued various careers before creating the bright, vibrant paintings inspired by nature for which he is now celebrated.
Just as many of us have recently emerged from quarantine in the past few weeks, so have various FWMoA "treasures" left the vault for your viewing! Read up on our "escaped" works and then view them for yourself at FWMoA!
Juan Sánchez creates socio-political art inspired by his identity that combines photography, text, and appropriated images in a collage style to inform and educate.