It's officially summer and the #fwmoa has a lush and lavish, albeit painted, garden on display. To celebrate our new exhibition, "Lush and Lavish", we're taking a closer look at recent acquisition John Wesley Hardrick's painting "Chrysanthemums".
Martin Lewis, who would have celebrated his birthday tomorrow, is remembered for his realistic, everyday etchings of New York City. Take a look at this print from the #fwmoa collection, how has NYC changed? How has it stayed the same?
In like a lion, out like a lamb? As the weather begins to warm, we're reminded of our glass lion by Czech artist Věra Lišková, a newly acquired glass treasure as #fwmoa continues to grow its glass collection.
In this #treasuresfromthevault, #fwmoa looks at a work that shares its name with an orchestral piece by Burlioz: Fantastic Symphony. Do you think it inspired the painting by Julio de Diego?
An Indiana Impressionist and member of the Hoosier School who taught at the Fort Wayne Art School, the #fwmoa holds multiple Homer Gordon Davisson paintings in its collection. Why? Find out in this post!
Ukrainian-born artist David Burliuk celebrated the human in art, absorbing ideas gained in his travels to organize the Futurist movement and combine time periods in his own, often satirical, artworks.
They paid HOW MUCH for that work of art? For this "In the News", #fwmoa President & CEO Charles Shepard puts into perspective the Met's purchase of four van Gogh prints and what our print department chooses to buy.
As our 100th birthday exhibition comes to a close, we're looking at a work by former #fwmoa employee, Fort Wayne educator, and painter Patrick Nerad to celebrate.
Heralded as the "poet laureate of the Northeastern hills", Impressionist painter Willard Leroy Metcalf is best known for his snowy scenes, a view Northern Indiana knows well this time of year.
As #fwmoa Collection Information Specialist, Sue Slick is one of the first to see the new art purchased. In this post, she introduces us to Marion Greenwood and her lithograph, "The Window".