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November 28, 2016
John James Audubon, 1785 - 1851
Wild Turkey Cock, Hen and Young, 1826
Oil on linen
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Celebrating Thanksgiving and Audubon’s Festive Fowls

Black Friday is behind us, yet many of us are still finding ways to get […]
October 27, 2016
Walt Kuhn, (1877 - 1949)
"Dragoon," 1947
Oil on canvas
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Happy Birthday Walt Kuhn

Today we celebrate the birthday of artist Walt Kuhn and his uniquely American Modernist style. […]
October 10, 2016
Benjamin West, Benjamin West (1738 - 1820)
Cupid and Psyche, 1808
Oil on canvas
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

Happy Birthday, Benjamin West!

October 10, 2016, marks the 278th birthday of artist Benjamin West. You may know him […]
October 6, 2016
lewitt-prep

Welcoming Wall Drawing 880: Loopy Doopy by Sol LeWitt

by Samantha Sigmon, with Rome Font   A drawing painted directly on the wall cannot […]
September 29, 2016
The Indian and the Lily, 1887
George de Forest Brush (1855 - 1941)
Oil on canvas
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

Happy Birthday, George de Forest Brush!

Within the focus exhibition Changing Perspectives of Native Americans, located  in Crystal Bridges’ Colonial and […]
September 26, 2016
Charles Bird King (1785-1862)
Ottoe Half Chief, Husband of Eagle of Delight
ca. 1821-1822
Oil on panel
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR

Happy Birthday, Charles Bird King!

While portraiture may seem to imitate life, throughout history it has also served to influence […]
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
frishmuth

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 […]