We see these saints in Medieval and Renaissance art, but can we fully grasp the profound meaning embedded in the works? Will today’s pandemic help us better comprehend the faith, the fear, and the hope that spawned these Patron Saints in art? […]
Take a quick 5-minute romp through Landscape Art history, covering 3500 years, from the Bronze Age to the modern age.
The term “self-conscious” takes on a particular meaning in the era of social media, with millions of off-the-cuff selfies posted every day. The 60 indelible self-portraits in this exhibition show us that to paint or draw ones self-portrait requires self-consciousness of quite a different sort. […]
Once a cheese factory, now an of-the-moment art, performance, and culinary space, a brand-new Crystal Bridges contemporary arts spin-off venue, champions the role of the arts in everyday life today. […]
Conceptual artist-photographer Vik Muniz is intent on meaningful engagement. “Art is not something you can make yourself,” he says, “— you need a spectator, a viewer, an audience. It is a collaboration.” Therein lies the marvel of Vik Muniz’ work. […]