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Library Displays Pop Art Materials
Roy Lichtenstein, Popeye

Library Displays Pop Art Materials

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Now through July 31, 2017, Crystal Bridges is hosting a focus exhibition on the work of Roy Lichtenstein. The exhibition, featuring five works from the artist’ early career in the…
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Borders and Books: Crystal Bridges Library display illuminates the history of the US-Mexico boundary
1827 map of Mexico, Upper California, and Texas

Borders and Books: Crystal Bridges Library display illuminates the history of the US-Mexico boundary

Exhibitions Library
Mexico and the United States have a long paradoxical history together, characterized by territorial exchange and war, but also cooperation and peace. Following the theme of Border Cantos, the Crystal…
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Dance in Crystal Bridges Rare Books
An etching by Troy Kinney, from his book The Etchings of Troy Kinney, 1929.

Dance in Crystal Bridges Rare Books

Exhibitions Library
Now through January 16, 2017, Crystal Bridges is hosting the Art of American Dance, a traveling exhibition that explores the interaction between dance and visual art.  In today's post, Jon…
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A Wyeth Family Reunion in Crystal Bridges' Galleries
Tree lined creek way leading to glass building

A Wyeth Family Reunion in Crystal Bridges' Galleries

Art & Collection Library
"In 1911, the publishing house of Charles Scribner's Sons engaged Wyeth to illustrate Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island, his first commission in Scribner's popular series of classic stories. The 17 paintings…
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Scholarship at Crystal Bridges: A Tyson Scholar's Perspective
Amy Torbert, Tyson Scholar

Scholarship at Crystal Bridges: A Tyson Scholar's Perspective

Art & Collection Library Nature & Outdoor

Tyson Scholar Amy Torbert is a little more than half way through her nine-month research residency at Crystal Bridges. For today’s post, she takes time off from her dissertation to offer an…

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Everett Shinn
Everett Shinn, A French Music Hall

Everett Shinn

Art & Collection Library
Today is the birthday of Everett Shinn (1876 – 1953), a member of the Ashcan School of painting spearheaded by Robert Henri. Shinn is best known for his paintings of…
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An Introduction to Crystal Bridges' Archives
Valerie Sallis

An Introduction to Crystal Bridges' Archives

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Today is National Ask an Archivist Day!  So we thought we’d ask Crystal Bridges’ Archivist and Cataloger, Valerie Sallis, to provide some information about archives in general and the growing Crystal…

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Cleaning the Fish
Samuel Kilbourne, After: January 2014

Cleaning the Fish

Art & Collection Exhibitions Library Nature & Outdoor

Fish Stories is a temporary exhibition featuring 20 color prints from Game Fishes of the United States, 1879 -1880, illustrated by Samuel A. Kilbourne (1836-1881), which is in the collection of the…

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Haggadahs for Passover from the Museum Library
A Passover Haggadah 

Haggadahs for Passover from the Museum Library

Art & Collection Library
Saturday, April 4, begins the celebration of Passover.  We encourage your to visit the Museum Library and view one of the several Haggadahs including one of the most stunning modern…
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Josef Albers
Josef Albers

Josef Albers

Art & Collection Library

Interaction of Color includes a number of color plates that demonstrate the points Albers makes in his lessons.  He also encouraged students to collect swatches of colored paper to experiment…

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Library Periodicals
The Art Newspaper (cover)

Library Periodicals

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Working at Crystal Bridges, it is indeed a privilege to be surrounded by such natural beauty and great works of art.  Every day, we are given the opportunity to learn…

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