How does this artwork make me feel? A question we ask often on tours, artists use a variety of techniques to both express a feeling through their artwork and generate them. How do the artworks in this post make you feel?
Are ALL black and white photographs historic? Of course not! Many contemporary artists, like John Bower, capture their images in black and white. Today in the Studio, we examine why an artist may choose to leave color behind and focus on shadow and light.
Compiling a visual record of Indiana's heritage, John Bower drives throughout the state, taking photos of derelict, decrepit, and downtrodden places. Reflections of the past, Bower asks us to consider what we can learn from these "eyesores".
Slow Art Day is this Saturday! You're probably thinking, what is Slow Art Day? Slow Art Day is when we challenge museum visitors to look at five pieces of artwork for 10 minutes each. Read on to see what Katy Thompson thought about as she looked at three of our pieces for 10 minutes as a preview to the big event this weekend!