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: Rachel Ruysch

Posted: June 2, 2015
Category: 5 Fast Facts
Impress your friends with five fast facts about Rachel Ruysch, whose work will be on view at NMWA in Super Natural, June 5–September 13, 2015.
A still life painting featuring an asymmetrical arrangement of flowers; the central section features pink, orange, yellow, and blue flowers and is dramatically highlighted compared to the background and outer edge of arrangement.

5 Fast Facts: Suzanne Valadon

Posted: April 16, 2015
Category: 5 Fast Facts
Impress your friends with five fast facts about painter Suzanne Valadon, whose work is in NMWA’s collection.
Painting of a light-skinned girl with short, curly, dark brown hair sitting on a low stone wall. She leans against one of her legs propped up on the wall, the other leg dangling off the side. She wears a blue dress with patterns, and is surrounded by lush greenery and red flowers.

5 Fast Facts: Andrea Higgins

Posted: March 16, 2015
Category: 5 Fast Facts
Impress your friends with five fast facts about Andrea Higgins, whose work is currently on view at NMWA in the collection galleries.
Close-up detail of a larger abstract artwork features thick black paint meticulously applied in small neat rectangles alternating orientation to form a grid. There is a minuscule amount of space between the tiles that allows a pink background to show through.

5 Fast Facts: Sofonisba Anguissola

Posted: January 21, 2015
Category: 5 Fast Facts
Impress your friends with five fast facts about Italian artist Sofonisba Anguissola, whose work is currently on view at NMWA in Picturing Mary.
Three quarter length painting of a woman standing against a dark background. She is wearing a sumptuous red Renaissance-style dress with a high lace collar. Standing next to her at bottom left is a child holding a small spaniel.

5 Fast Facts: Artemisia Gentileschi

Posted: December 17, 2014
Category: 5 Fast Facts
Impress your friends with five fast facts about artist Artemisia Gentileschi, whose work is currently on view at NMWA in Picturing Mary.
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.