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July 18, 2016
Applique Bedcover 1853
Sarah Ann Garges (ca. 1834-1887)
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Cotton, silk, wool, and wool embroidery 
Collection American Folk Art Museum, New York. Gift of Warner Communications Inc., Photo by Schecter Lee, New York

Mystery in the Museum: A Coverlet Cover-Up in “American Made”

Appliqué Bedcover, 1853 Sarah Ann Garges (ca. 1834-1887) Doylestown, Pennsylvania Cotton, silk, wool, and wool […]
July 15, 2016
© 2016 Stephen Ironside/Ironside Photography

A Conversation with the Curator: Stacy Hollander on American Made

Our current exhibition, American Made: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum, is Crystal Bridges’ […]
November 24, 2015
Evan Penny, "Old Self: Portrait of the Artist as He Will (Not) Be, Variation #2," 2010
Silicone, pigment, hair, fabric, and aluminum
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

A Conversation with Evan Penny

On November 24, 2015, Crystal Bridges welcomes back Evan Penny’s hyper-realistic sculpture Old Self: Portrait […]
September 29, 2015
Jamie Wyeth. Photo by Jennifer Corbett

Wyeth on Warhol, Untoward Occurrences, and More

This is the last week to view the exhibitions Warhol’s Nature and Jamie Wyeth here […]
July 6, 2015
Jamie Wyeth. Photo by Jennifer Corbett

A Chat with Jamie Wyeth

In honor of artist Jamie Wyeth’s birthday today, I am posting some snippets from my […]
February 2, 2015
Nick Cave

Nick Cave: Sound and Motion

February 3 is the birthday of Nick Cave: dancer, artist, and creator of the popular and […]
October 29, 2014
Nathalie Miebach

Superstorm Sandy and the Art of Nathalie Miebach

It was two years ago today that Hurricane Sandy hit the east coast of the […]
October 21, 2014
Dave Greber

Exploring the Given Reality with Dave Greber

New Orleans artist Dave Greber creates mesmerizing, eye-boggling video works.  The two works presented in […]
September 30, 2014
Joel S. Allen

Walk the Line with Joel Allen

Steamboat Springs, Colorado-based artist Joel Allen works with tightly wound twine to create hanging sculptures […]
August 20, 2014
Randy Regier
"NuPenny's Last Stand

Shouting to the World: An Interview with Randy Regier

State of the Art artist Randy Regier is a talker. He’s also a tinkerer, a […]
August 13, 2014
Gina Phillips

Living Large: A Conversation with Gina Phillips

The artworks in State of the Art range in size from paintings 3.5 inches square […]
August 8, 2014
Danial Nord (b. 1960)
Studio in San Pedro

Come On In! A Conversation with Danial Nord

San Pedro, California-based artist Danial Nord has been at Crystal Bridges this week, installing his […]