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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 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 […]
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 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 […]
April 1, 2016
Photo illustration based on Charles Willson Peale, Portrait of Raphaelle Peale, ca. 1817, oil on canvas. Private collection; original photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The True Inspiration for the Teenage Ninja Turtles

Everybody knows that the “heroes in a half-shell” have names that one would find in […]
March 16, 2016
faith-ringgold

Women’s History Month: Meet Faith Ringgold

For Women’s History Month, we’re profiling a different woman artist each Wednesday. This week we’ll […]
March 14, 2016
Time

A short conversation with Max Ferguson

To sooth the pain of our first Monday of Daylight Saving Time, we turn our […]
November 26, 2015
Wild Turkey Cock

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from Crystal Bridges (with a little help from John James Audubon) to you […]