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Artist Highlight: Mickalene Thomas
Mickalene Thomas

Artist Highlight: Mickalene Thomas

Art & Collection

Read more about Mickalene Thomas’s work in the Crystal Bridges collection and how it explores the spectrum of black femininity and power.

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Artist Highlight: Lorraine O'Grady
Black and white photograph of smiling woman in a white dress with a crown

Artist Highlight: Lorraine O'Grady

Art & Collection

Read more about Lorraine O’Grady’s work in the Crystal Bridges collection and how it challenges stereotypes, celebrates individuality, and sheds light on the intricate intersection of race and gender in contemporary society.

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Artist Highlight: Emma Amos
Artwork of people falling in space

Artist Highlight: Emma Amos

Art & Collection

Read more about Emma Amos’s work in the Crystal Bridges collection and how it can influence the next generation of artists.

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Portrait of an Artist

Portrait of an Artist

Art & Collection Exhibitions

Get to know Annie Leibovitz’s striking artist portraits alongside some of each artist’s works found in the museum’s collection in this highlight from CBMO Magazine.

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Light and Geometry meet in New Towering Sculpture Congruence by HYBYCOZO

Light and Geometry meet in New Towering Sculpture Congruence by HYBYCOZO

Art & Collection

Specifically commissioned for Campus Parking at Crystal Bridges, this new geometric sculpture by artist duo HYBYCOZO is now on view.

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A New Acquisition Joins the Collection: Julie Green’s The Last Supper

A New Acquisition Joins the Collection: Julie Green’s The Last Supper

Art & Collection News

In partnership with Art Bridges, Crystal Bridges announces that artist Julie Green’s The Last Supper will join the Crystal Bridges collection in late 2024.

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New Acquisition: Crystal Bridges Welcomes Maria de Los Angeles’s Citizen Dress into the Collection
Artist Maria de Los Angeles and Citizen Dress at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, AR.

New Acquisition: Crystal Bridges Welcomes Maria de Los Angeles’s Citizen Dress into the Collection

Art & Collection News

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Crystal Bridges is excited to announce the acquisition of Citizen Dress by New Jersey-based artist Maria de Los Angeles, previously featured in our 2022 exhibition We the People: The Radical Notion of Democracy.

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Conservation Update: Tony Tasset's Deer
Deer statue in the North Forest

Conservation Update: Tony Tasset's Deer

Art & Collection Nature & Outdoor News

Ever wonder what happens when an artwork is damaged? Take an inside look at the recent conservation efforts restoring this beloved sculpture in the North Forest.

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Three Ways to Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride at Crystal Bridges and the Momentary in 2023

Three Ways to Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride at Crystal Bridges and the Momentary in 2023

Art & Collection At the Museum

Whether you’re a member of the LGBTQ+ community, an ally, or just want to join us in welcoming all, here’s a quick roundup of three ways you can celebrate Pride at Crystal Bridges and the Momentary.

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WHAM! BANG! POP! Part of Our Collection is on a Stamp

WHAM! BANG! POP! Part of Our Collection is on a Stamp

Art & Collection News

One of the sculptures in our collection is on a stamp! The US Postal Service recently featured Standing Explosion (Red) in one of five stamps commemorating Roy Lichtenstein’s colorful Pop art.

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Celebrating Women Artists: Marking Women's History Month at Crystal Bridges
Alma Thomas, Lunar Rendezvous-Circle of Flowers

Celebrating Women Artists: Marking Women's History Month at Crystal Bridges

Art & Collection People & Community

To celebrate Women’s History Month, members of the Crystal Bridges’ Women’s Employee Resource Group shared a few of their favorite works by women artists.

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Keith Haring is Hitting the Road to the Broad!

Keith Haring is Hitting the Road to the Broad!

Art & Collection

After nearly ten years on Walker Landing, Keith Haring’s beloved sculpture Two-Headed Figure (1986) and other works are heading to Hollywood.

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Crystal Bridges Acquires Evidence of Grace by Genesis Tramaine
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Crystal Bridges Acquires Evidence of Grace by Genesis Tramaine

Art & Collection

Crystal Bridges recently acquired Evidence of Grace (2020), a painting by the artist Genesis Tramaine that requires the viewer to spend time decoding its dense imagery.

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Susan Tessem Paints a Geometric Window to the World

Susan Tessem Paints a Geometric Window to the World

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Now on View in the North Forest: Slowly Toward the North by Richard Hunt
a steel gray sculpture shaped like a train engine and wheel on the bottom with a scythe shape on top sitting on a platform surrounded by a lush green forest

Now on View in the North Forest: Slowly Toward the North by Richard Hunt

Art & Collection Nature & Outdoor
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Conserving Works on Paper: Art and the US Constitution
a close-up image of text from the US constitution

Conserving Works on Paper: Art and the US Constitution

Art & Collection Exhibitions

Two conservation experts on handling a founding document and how you can preserve your family’s history.

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Leaving with Empathy: A Q&A and Studio Visit with Linda Lopez
an artist studio with a gray clay work in progress on a workbench in the center, a work desk to the left, and shelves filled with white clay jars and art supplies in the background

Leaving with Empathy: A Q&A and Studio Visit with Linda Lopez

Art & Collection
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Gordon Hirabayashi: Civil Disobedience and the Constitution
colored lithograph work featuring a man of japanese american descent on the right side, a star in the middle, and the supreme court building on the left side with the american flag in the background

Gordon Hirabayashi: Civil Disobedience and the Constitution

Art & Collection Exhibitions

Roger Shimomura’s work focuses on American sociologist and professor Gordon Hirabayashi’s civil disobedience in the face of unjust laws.

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Printmaker Théophile Steinlen Used Art to Advocate for Social Change in 1900s France
an etching of a distraught woman hunched over in a chair cradling her sick child

Printmaker Théophile Steinlen Used Art to Advocate for Social Change in 1900s France

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Shelley Niro’s Borders Offers an Indigenous Perspective on Democracy
a person in a gallery stares at photograph works on a gallery wall from a side angle

Shelley Niro’s Borders Offers an Indigenous Perspective on Democracy

Art & Collection Exhibitions
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