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Ansel Adams...in Space!
Ansel Adams, The Tetons and Snake River, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Ansel Adams...in Space!

Exhibitions
  NASA produced two identical Golden Records, one for each spacecraft, both of which are now traveling in separate directions from our solar system. According to the NASA website, “On…
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Why We Are Placing Ansel Adams in Our Time
Ansel Adams with his camera

Why We Are Placing Ansel Adams in Our Time

Exhibitions

Ansel Adams is a familiar name to people both in and outside the art world. His photographs of the American West are squarely ingrained in popular imagination and are rightfully…

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State of the Art 2020 Update: Crystal Bridges Acquires Artworks and a New VR Experience
Gallery view of State of the Art 2020 exhibition

State of the Art 2020 Update: Crystal Bridges Acquires Artworks and a New VR Experience

Art & Collection Exhibitions

In his paintings, video installations, assemblage works, sculptures, and performances, Paul Stephen Benjamin explores the questions, “What is the color black?” and “If the color black had a sound, what…

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After The Last Supper Returns to the Galleries This Saturday
Devorah Sperber, After The Last Supper

After The Last Supper Returns to the Galleries This Saturday

Exhibitions
Putting the spotlight on a single work from the Crystal Bridges permanent collection, a new focus exhibition opening this Saturday, July 11 features After The Last Supper (2005) by Devorah…
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State of the Art 2020 Spotlight: Rick Silva
Rick Silva, Western Fronts

State of the Art 2020 Spotlight: Rick Silva

Exhibitions
  You can experience this artwork at home by clicking on the image below.   About Rick Silva   Rick Silva’s videos and installations envision near-future ecologies altered by technology…
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#CBfromHome Activity: South Bend Quilt Squares
pieces of recycled paper, magazines, and fabric layed out like a quilt

#CBfromHome Activity: South Bend Quilt Squares

Activities & Education Exhibitions

Activity: South Bend Quilt Squares Gather pieces of recycled paper, magazines, and fabric from around your house.  Think of colors you would like to have in your quilt. Cut…

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State of the Art 2020 Spotlight: Edra Soto
Gallery view of Sate of the Art: 2020

State of the Art 2020 Spotlight: Edra Soto

Exhibitions

Soon to be displayed at the Momentary, over 500 bottles are meticulously arranged on shelves in three vitrines that recast litter as glinting green and clear gems. There is something…

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Land and Labor in The Cotton Bowl by Hank Willis Thomas
Hank Willis Thomas, The Cotton Bowl

Land and Labor in The Cotton Bowl by Hank Willis Thomas

Exhibitions
In a 2016 interview, Hank Willis Thomas states, “…So the work is about the past and the present coming face to face both in land and labor, and so this…
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An Interview with Hank Willis Thomas, Part II
Hank Willis Thomas

An Interview with Hank Willis Thomas, Part II

Exhibitions
  [Cover photo: Artist Hank Willis Thomas at the Portland Art Museum. Courtesy of the Portland Art Museum, Oregon.]  
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Assessing the State of the Art in 2020
State of the Art 2020 exhibition

Assessing the State of the Art in 2020

Exhibitions
Lauren Haynes is the curator of contemporary art at Crystal Bridges and curator of visual arts at the Momentary. She, along with her colleagues Allison Glenn, associate curator of contemporary…
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An Interview with Hank Willis Thomas, Part I
Hank Willis Thomas

An Interview with Hank Willis Thomas, Part I

Exhibitions
  AG: While we’re talking about contemporary art and culture, why do you think it’s important to pay attention to contemporary art, or art that is being created today? HWT:…
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