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September 21, 2016

Minimalism and Murder: A Glimpse at the Relationship of Carl Andre and Ana Mendieta

This post was prepared by Danny Baskin, Crystal Bridges’ summer intern in the Interpretation Department. […]
September 17, 2016
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Happy Birthday, Harriet Frishmuth!

September 17, 2016, marks Harriet Whitney Frishmuth’s 136th birthday. Although the name might not ring […]
September 2, 2016
Joseph Cornell
Untitled (Palais de Cristal), ca. 1953
Wood box construction: printed-paper collage, glass, and metal
13 in. × 9 1/4 in. × 4 1/4 in. (33 × 23.5 × 10.8 cm)
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, 2014.28. Photography by Edward C. Robison III.

New on View: Untitled (Palais De Cristal) by Joseph Cornell

Joseph Cornell Untitled (Palais de Cristal), ca. 1953 Wood box construction: printed-paper collage, glass, and […]
August 12, 2016
George Bellows, 
Self-portrait, ca. 1921
watercolor
Yale University Art Gallery, Gift of George Hopper Fitch, B.A. 1932, in honor of Richard S. Field

Happy Birthday, George Bellows!

George Bellows, 1882 – 1925 Self-portrait, ca. 1921 watercolor Yale University Art Gallery, Gift of […]
August 2, 2016
Arthur Dove

Happy Birthday Arthur Dove

August 2  is the birthday of American artist Arthur Dove (1880-1946).  Crystal Bridges collection contains two paintings […]
June 16, 2016
N.C. Wyeth, ca. 1920

N.C. Wyeth

  This summer has installed new family member, of sorts, to our gallery walls – a […]
May 24, 2016
Guy Pène du Bois

Meet Guy Pène du Bois, Accomplished American Painter AND Renowned Art Critic of the Early Twentieth Century

  Image source Recently, Crystal Bridges has installed a work by American artist Guy Pène du […]
May 11, 2016
Giuseppe Archimboldo's "Spring," left; and Philip Haas's 3-D interpretation, right. (Spring, 2009, Fiberglass)

The Four Seasons: Philip Haas interprets Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Philip Haas’s set of monumental outdoor sculptures, The Four Seasons, are on display on the […]
May 9, 2016
Giuseppe Ceracchi, Alexander Hamilton, 1794. Marble, 25 x 12 x 14 in. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Satisfied: Giuseppe Ceracchi’s Bust of Alexander Hamilton

By Amy Torbert, 2015-16 Tyson Scholar Amy Torbert was a 2015-2016 Tyson Scholar in American […]
May 3, 2016
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A Wyeth Family Reunion in Crystal Bridges’ Galleries

  Crystal Bridges proudly announces the arrival of a new family member, of sorts, to […]
May 2, 2016
George Inness (1825-1894)
Sunset on the River
1867
Oil on canvas
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Happy Birthday to George Inness, America’s Great Nineteenth-Century Artist-Philosopher

May 1 is the birthday of George Inness (1825-1894), an American painter who came of […]
April 27, 2016
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Nature and Art: Doug Tallamy and Philip Haas at Crystal Bridges

This Friday, April 29,  Crystal Bridges brings Art and Nature together in a pair of fascinating […]