William Merritt Chase. Robert Henri. James Abbott McNeill Whistler. What do they all have in common? Norah Hamilton studied art under them all! Learn more about this indomitable woman in this "Treasures from the Vault".
This week we look at an abstract screenprint whose inspiration is quite clear, and how we can look beyond the initial recognition to understand the artist message beneath.
Wendy Red Star creates familiar images and scenes of contemporary Native American life, often focused on the reservation, that displace the various misconceptions and stereotypes about her community.
To celebrate Labor Day, we're highlighting printmaker Louis Conrad Rosenberg, whose commissioned works of the construction of the Cleveland Union Terminal includes the workers who made the project possible!
Curator of Prints & Drawings Sachi Yanari-Rizzo interviews artist Peter Williams to discuss his work in light of the most recent examples of violence against Black Americans and the role of museums in fully engaging their communities.
Missing traveling to new places? Us too! Let Italian artist Bernardo Bellotto transport you to Venice in his painting "Grand Canal, Venice"!
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.
Hailed as Mexico's Jackson Pollock, abstract artist Leonardo Nierman pursued various careers before creating the bright, vibrant paintings inspired by nature for which he is now celebrated.
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!