Crystal Bridges

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Abstractions, still life, flowers, landscapes, structures, New York cityscapes, and New Mexican hills -- and the innumerable variations within those themes -- all combine to tell the multifaceted story of O'Keeffe's work in the context of 20th century American art.
Moving to Los Angeles, few artists helped me make sense of the space like Samara Golden, whose hallucinatory installations
Funded by Walmart heiress Alice Walton, the show-stopping shrine to American art drew headlines the moment it opened in tiny
Plucked From Obscurity The following artists all hail from a different corner of America. None of them had been exhibited
Northeast | West | Midwest | South Hiromi Mizugai Moneyhun, 37 This story is one in a series of four profiles on unknown
This story is one in a series of four profiles on unknown American artists, selected for an exhibit at the Crystal Bridges
DuCett, a Minnesota-based artist, is one of the subjects we picked from State of the Art, an unprecedented exhibit featuring
A piñata is a singular party prop, made to be beaten into shreds. Its complex character — both celebratory and suggestive
Volunteer moms discuss their part in Minnesota artist Andy DuCett's interactive installation.
On November 11, 2013, the second anniversary of the Museum's opening, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announced State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now.
In selecting artists for State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now, Crystal Bridges President Don Bacigalupi and Curator for Special Projects, Chad Alligood, visited nearly 1,000 artists around the country.
Crystal Bridges Assistant Curator Chad Alligood and President Don Bacigalupi have recently wrapped up their epic adventure: meeting and talking with nearly 1,000 artists all across the United States in preparation for an unprecedented exhibition called State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now.
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art President Don Bacigalupi and curator Chad Alligood have been traveling the country
Don Bacigalupi and Chad Alligood have been traveling around the United States for the better part of the past year, visiting artists in every region of the country in preparation for the exhibition. Chad stopped in the Museum offices this week long enough to answer a few questions.
Delita Martin's sharp relief prints bring together history, memory and imagination to create images of African-American women that serve as icons of strength and community.
Her large, richly detailed and colorful paintings begin with the anatomical structure of the human body, but manage to fold in the artist's love of the maps collected by her grandfather.
Cobi Moules's paintings of landscapes honor the traditions of the Great American Landscape as envisioned by the Hudson River School painters while at the same time recognizing some diminishment of those landscapes brought about by modern accessibility.
The experience becomes a meditation on compassion, human perception, and the long expanse of time.
On one particularly intriguing visit, we meet Joey Kirkpatrick and Flora Mace, who have worked collaboratively since meeting at the Pilchuck Glass School in Seattle in the late 1970s.