Here at FWMoA, we are super excited for spring and flowers, so much so, we chose this floral portrait of a woman by American Impressionist Robert Reid for this week's vault treasure.
How do we know the history of an artwork? By checking its provenance! Learn more about how museum and collectors learn the history of their purchases in this "Art Term Tuesday".
In this special installment of "Treasures from the Vault", we examine the lithographs of Garo Antreasian, an American Armenian artist in recognition of Armenian Remembrance Day.
Throughout her career, Garcia’s artworks promote the visibility of immigrants and Mestizos, aligning herself with her shared namesake who told 1,001 tales to stay alive. See how she uses narrative to inform her audience about immigration in this post.
April Gornik's landscapes are purely imaginative, though they portray natural scenes. What message is the artist sending in this tumultuous, stormy lithographic?
There are works of art filled to the brim with busy detail, while there are others so simple that you almost pass them by. At first glance, "Penelope" falls into the latter of these two camps. Look at a work that encompasses the idea of "less is more".
Today, when people think about becoming an artist, they might consider getting a degree from a university or an art school. There have been a number of self-taught artists who have received national acclaim, including Horace Pippin.
What do you keep to remember your travels by? Artist James Hamilton, this week's treasure, painted his own postcards as souvenirs of his travels.
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith defied expectations of Native American artists to work in pottery or weaving by choosing to create paintings and prints. Read on to learn more about her and her prolific career.
Sometimes a work of art comes along that makes you say, “What in the world am I looking at?” John Doyle’s lithograph, Sharpshooters 76: Sony War, was one such piece for Elizabeth Goings. Read on to learn why this work had her scratching her head!