To celebrate this #IndependenceDay we examine why artists visually record both momentous figures and events in our history through Ray Johnson's screenprint, "Foot".
Agnes Denes' lithograph gives visual representation to a probability formula, mixing the physicality of a pyramidal structure with the immateriality of an abstract, mathematical formula. Learn more about her thought-provoking work in this post.
A sculptor and printmaker whose pacifist works were condemned as degenerate art by the Nazi Party, Ernst Barlach's "Der Neue Tag" is one of many works we're highlighting that didn't make it into our year-long anniversary exhibition.
Connie Arismendi's art explores the fragility of the body and the resilience of life, weaving visual associations between the body and nature. Discover her style in this blog post from #fwmoa Curator of Prints & Drawings Sachi Yanari-Rizzo.
We sent our new Curatorial Assistant, Jenna Gilley, into the #fwmoa vault to find some treasures! Her first find: three favorite quilts from the David Pottinger Indiana Amish Quilt Collection.
Art is all about stealing: to accurately tell the story of American art, #fwmoa owns works that inspired American artists and movements, like these influential Japanese prints from the Edo period by Utagawa Kunisada.
The cat is out of the bag...and the vault! As our curators work on the #fwmoa 100th Anniversary exhibition, they're unearthing treasures and dusting them off for display, including this small cast bronze lion.
You've CAT to be KITTEN me right MEOW! German artist Julius Adam's CAT-erific work is out of the vault and on display in #fwmoa exhibition "A Century of Making Meaning", and it's absolutely PURRfect! Learn more about "Cats" Adam in this blog post!
One of the few Black abstractionist women artists, along with Alma Thomas, during her career, Mae Engron forged a path all her own. Take a look at her unique abstract painting, recently acquired by #fwmoa, in this "Treasures from the Vault".
Did you catch FWMoA's Curator of Prints & Drawings Sachi Yanari-Rizzo's Print Talk last week? If not, you can watch it on our Facebook page. Learn more about one of the highlighted artists from the talk in this post, printmaker Karsten Creightney.