Treasures from the Vault: Mary Beth Edelson

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.

Happy Independence Day!

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.

Treasures from the Vault: Steve Prince

Artist Steve Prince mixes historical and contemporary references to allude to specific historical moments, like the Greensboro Four, while including changes that allow the work to resonate today, including in the activism of the #BlackLivesMatter movement.