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View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

5 Fast Facts: Betye Saar

Posted: October 18, 2016
Category: 5 Fast Facts
Impress your friends with five fast facts about American assemblage artist Betye Saar, whose work is in NMWA’s collection.
A black left hand with bright red nails and a red bracelet in a red wooden frame. It sits atop a black and red patterned background, fingers pointing toward a black medallion with an eye and other details. The red frame is surrounded by black and sits within a larger red frame.

5 Fast Facts: Alison Saar

Posted: September 22, 2016
Category: 5 Fast Facts
Impress your friends with five fast facts about sculptor and printmaker Alison Saar, whose work is on view in Alison Saar In Print through October 2, 2016.
Lithograph print on a blue background portrays a nude woman laying horizontally across the length of the paper. In place of hair, a bottle tree appears to sprout from the figure’s head.

5 Fast Facts: Justine Kurland

Posted: August 17, 2016
Category: 5 Fast Facts
Impress your friends with five fast facts about American photographer Justine Kurland, whose work is on view in NMWA’s third-floor galleries.
Crouching in the shadow of a highway overpass, three teenage girls with light skin focus intently on lighting smoke bombs.

5 Fast Facts: Hellen van Meene

Posted: August 1, 2016
Category: 5 Fast Facts
Impress your friends with five fast facts about Hellen van Meene (b. 1972), whose work is on view in NMWA’s third-floor galleries.

5 Fast Facts: Daniela Rossell

Posted: June 14, 2016
Category: 5 Fast Facts
Impress your friends with five fast facts about Mexican photographer Daniela Rossell, whose work is on view in NMWA’s third-floor galleries.
A slim, light-skinned woman wearing a long, emerald-green dress gazes up at the viewer from the foot of the bed, her bare feet near the headboard. Brown hair radiates from her head in 10 curled, snake-like segments. Her arms, bent at the elbows, extend from her body to form a W.

5 Fast Facts: Elaine de Kooning

Posted: May 11, 2016
Category: 5 Fast Facts
Impress your friends with five fast facts about Abstract Expressionist artist Elaine de Kooning, whose work is on view in NMWA’s collection galleries.

5 Fast Facts: Anni Albers

Posted: February 27, 2016
Category: 5 Fast Facts
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

5 Fast Facts: Toshiko Takaezu

Posted: February 22, 2016
Category: 5 Fast Facts
Impress your friends with five fast facts about designer Toshiko Takaezu, whose work is on view in Pathmakers: Women in Art, Craft, and Design, Midcentury and Today through February 28,...
A black-and-white photograph of a light-skinned, dark-haired, Asian adult woman smiling while wearing a smock in her studio. In the foreground are two of her large sculptures; she has her hand on one of them.

5 Fast Facts: Agnes Martin

Posted: February 10, 2016
Category: 5 Fast Facts
Impress your friends with five fast facts about Agnes Martin whose work is on view in Pathmakers: Women in Art, Craft, and Design, Midcentury and Today through February 28, 2016.
Painting with nine by twenty-six grids formed by pencil on a textured, gray background. Tiny silver nail heads hug the top and bottom of each section. Exact in design, the effect is one of imperfection as the lines are not perfectly straight and the nails do not totally line up.

5 Fast Facts: Eva Zeisel

Posted: February 4, 2016
Category: 5 Fast Facts
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.