Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! We asked them to pick their favorite work(s) on display in the museum. FWMoA Director of Facilities Scott Tarr couldn't pick just one favorite, choosing Paul Manship's maquettes for "The Moods of Time" series.
Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! In this new series, we're asking staff to pick their favorite work on display in the museum. We start off with VP & COO Amanda Shepard's choice: Émile Louis Picault's bronze sculpture Commercium Industria.
We've talked about multiple printing processes on the blog, but a Risograph was a new one for even some of our staff! Today, #fwmoa Print & Drawing Curator Sachi Yanari-Rizzo walks us through the process of these prints, currently on display in "Year of Making Meaning".
Another "ism"?? Yes! This "ism", Pointillism, attempted to provide more rigor to the practice of painting by fusing it with the science of optics. Though a short-lived movement, its effects continue to be felt in the works of today.
So many spots! Or are they dots? Today, we're focusing only on the visual, decorative aspects of our work as we create our own pseudo-pointillist painting inspired by Liz Whitney Quisgard.
As our "normal" continues to change, take a moment to contemplate the meditative quality of Vija Celmins' woodblock, "Ocean Surface", now on view at FMWoA.
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.
Originally commissioned to celebrate America's Bicentennial, we examine two artists' answers to the question: "What does Independence mean to you?" in recognition of the Fourth of July.
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!
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!