We got new art!! Paul Stankard's glass paperweights are #nowonview at #fwmoa. Learn more about his process in this #recentacquisition post:
Lauren Wolfer, Associate Curator of Special Collections & Archives Jiha Moon, American, b. South Korea, 1973. Take Out. 3D color lithograph on paper, 2012. Loan from Jack H. Lemon. Image courtesy of FWMoA. Jiha Moon’s art blends Asian cultural influences and American pop culture, masking dark themes with humor using multimedia approaches. You can see …
Sachi Yanari-Rizzo, Curator of Prints & Drawings In 2018 artists Ravi Zupa and Arna Miller donated a screenprint entitled Started from the Bottom. I wondered, who is this small dog named Laika in the print? In 1957 Laika rose to fame as the first living creature to orbit the earth. She was a passenger aboard …
Vivian Wang turns her textiles to glass in this sculpture #nowonview at #fwmoa!
Lauren Wolfer, Assoc. Curator of Special Collections & Archives It’s spooky season! Are you still looking for the perfect Halloween costume? For this Friday the 13th, we thought we’d share with you some ideas from a handful of the over 1,000 prints gifted (!!!) to us by rock poster artist Chuck Sperry. In doing so, …
Stuart Fink, whose sculptural work is always on display on the northwest side of #fwmoa, also created drawings to visualize his 3D pieces. See how artists use drawings to develop their ideas in this #treasuresfromthevault post:
A "portraitist of American cities", Yvonne Jacquette, who passed in April, found inspiration in the sky, creating panoramic prints of oblique city and countryside views, like the one discussed here by Sachi Yanari-Rizzo in the #fwmoa collection.
A delicate wineglass created a century ago in Murano may hold more than a fine Italian wine, like the tale of the maestro who created it from sand, soda, and fire. Learn the story of our newly acquired Cappellin glass in this blot post by Sue Slick!
It's a special edition Tuesday Treasure from the (Glass) Vault! With so many recent acquisitions, #fwmoa curators are busy marveling over all the new and we thought to share a piece (or maybe two!) with you:
With our rotating galleries, it's not often the #fwmoa has a permanent installation like Howard Ben Tré's "Column 34" a few weeks ago! Read the account by #fwmoa President Charles Shepard to see how this glass sculpture found its home in Fort Wayne: