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American Encounters: Anglo-American Portraiture in an Era of Revolution
Rembrandt Peale, Washington

American Encounters: Anglo-American Portraiture in an Era of Revolution

Art & Collection Exhibitions
We're entering the last days in which guests may view the temporary exhibition American Encounters: Anglo-American Portraiture in an Era of Revolution, on view here at Crystal Bridges through September…
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John James Audubon, Part 1
John James Audubon

John James Audubon, Part 1

Art & Collection Exhibitions Library
In September, Crystal Bridges will exhibit an oil painting by John James Audubon, created in 1826 while the artist was in Edinburgh, Scotland.  The painting depicts a family of wild…
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Shouting to the World: An Interview with Randy Regier
Randy Regier, NuPenny's Last Stand

Shouting to the World: An Interview with Randy Regier

Exhibitions
State of the Art artist Randy Regier is a talker. He's also a tinkerer, a thinker,  a reader, a cynic, a seeker, and a comic. A conversation with him is an…
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Living Large: A Conversation with Gina Phillips
Gina Phillips

Living Large: A Conversation with Gina Phillips

Exhibitions
The artworks in State of the Art range in size from paintings 3.5 inches square to installations that fill rooms (or the lower pond!).  One of the large works in…
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Charles Bird King's Native American Leaders
Guests view Charles Bird King's portrait of Cherokee politician John Ridge

Charles Bird King's Native American Leaders

Art & Collection Exhibitions

In Crystal Bridges’ Colonial and Early Nineteenth-Century Art Gallery you will find two portraits of Ottoe chiefs painted by Charles Bird King ca. 1822-24. This pair of portraits are part…

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The European Connection: Part 3
Alfred H. Maurer, Two Heads

The European Connection: Part 3

Art & Collection Exhibitions

This is the third in a series of posts related to The European Connection, an exhibition of American modern artists from Crystal Bridges’ collection that will be on view concurrently with…

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The European Connection: Part 2
Oscar Bluemner, Motive of Space and Form - A New Jersey Village

The European Connection: Part 2

Art & Collection Exhibitions

This is the second in a series of posts related to The European Connection, an exhibition of American modern artists from Crystal Bridges’ collection that will be on view concurrently…

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The European Connection: Part 1
Max Weber, My Studio in Paris

The European Connection: Part 1

Art & Collection Exhibitions

On March 15, 2014 Crystal Bridges will open an exciting new exhibition titled The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for Modernism. William S. Paley (1901-1990), the founder and chairman…

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How It All Began: Alice Walton’s Watercolors
Georgia O'Keeffe, Red and Blue No. I

How It All Began: Alice Walton’s Watercolors

Art & Collection Exhibitions

While exploring Crystal Bridges, guests encounter a wide variety of artworks ranging in scale, style, and media, the creation thereof spanning roughly five centuries. From James Wooldridges’s seventeenth-century depiction…

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Travels with State of the Art: Cobi Moules in the Great American Landscape
Cobi Moules, Untitled (La Verkin Creek)

Travels with State of the Art: Cobi Moules in the Great American Landscape

Art & Collection Exhibitions

Nature has had many different symbolic meanings over time.  From the embodiment of threatening, unfettered savagery to the pure manifestation of the glory of God, landscape has played many roles…

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Discoveries in the Stieglitz Collection: Part II
Diego Rivera, Le sucrier et les bougies (Sugar Bowl and Candles)

Discoveries in the Stieglitz Collection: Part II

Art & Collection Exhibitions
Time-traveling sculpture Further research on one of the sculptures in the Alfred Stieglitz Collection revealed that the work’s recorded date of 1930 was incorrect: it turned out the artwork was…
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