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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces the acquisition of four key artworks by acclaimed American artist Louise Bourgeois

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has acquired two sculptures and two paintings by artist Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010): Maman, 1999 (bronze, stainless steel, and marble), Quarantania, 1947-1953 (bronze, painted white with blue and black, and stainless steel), Connecticutiana, 1944-1945 (oil on wood), and Untitled, 1947 (oil on canvas). “Louise Bourgeois contributed significantly to shaping American… Read more »

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art debuts Jasper Johns’ Flag on Flag Day Weekend

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces the acquisition of Jasper Johns’ Flag (1983, encaustic on silk flag on canvas) and will be exhibiting the work as part of a Flag Day weekend debut in a focused area in the museum’s permanent collection gallery. A member preview with curator Chad Alligood is scheduled for June…

Crystal Bridges announces last exhibition in a four-part collaboration, American Encounters: The Simple Pleasures of Still Life

This week,  Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art unveils American Encounters: The Simple Pleasures of Still Life, the final installation in a four-part collaboration with the Musée du Louvre in Paris, France, the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Ga, and the Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago, Ill. The culminating exhibition, The Simple Pleasures of…