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New Acquisition Spotlight: Hung Liu

Posted: April 12, 2021
Category: From The Curator
Two paintings by Hung Liu are exciting new additions to NMWA's collection, enabling the museum to showcase Liu’s distinguished skills as a painter and printmaker.
A painting of a light-skinned woman of Asian descent atop complementary colors of orange-red next to lime green. The shorthaired woman holds a pink handkerchief. To her right is a sad looking fish.

New Acquisition Spotlight: Rubra

Posted: July 15, 2020
Category: From The Curator
Joana Vasconcelos's Rubra, a nearly six-foot-tall glass and textile chandelier, is an exciting new addition to NMWA's collection through a gift from museum patron Christine Suppes.
A color image of a detail of a chandelier made of red, orange, and yellow Murano glass, wool yarn, polyester fabrics, and LED lighting.

From the Curator: Inside “Delita Martin: Calling Down the Spirits”

Posted: April 27, 2020
Category: From The Curator
Associate Curator Ginny Treanor goes behind the scenes of Delita Martin: Calling Down the Spirits.
A mixed-media work shows two seated figures facing each other; the first woman sits cross-legged staring confidently out at viewer while the second woman is masked and gazes elsewhere. In the background blue abstract shapes with two orange orbs fill the space between them.

Meret Oppenheim’s “Table with Bird’s Feet”

Posted: August 18, 2014
Category: From The Curator
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.

Artist Spotlight: The Magical Erasure of Michal Rovner

Posted: July 22, 2014
Category: From The Curator
Learn more about artist Michal Rovner, whose work is featured in the NMWA exhibition Total Art: Contemporary Videoand in the NMWA collection.
Four long, white, cloudy-looking wisps against a cyan navy background.

Meret Oppenheim’s “Schoolgirl’s Notebook”

Posted: July 15, 2014
Category: From The Curator
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.

Artist Spotlight: The Collaboration of Ingrid Mwangi and Robert Hutter

Posted: July 8, 2014
Category: From The Curator
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.

Artist Spotlight: Pipilotti Rist’s Red Room and Blue Bodily Letter

Posted: July 1, 2014
Category: From The Curator
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.

Artist Spotlight: Dara Birnbaum—Video as Subject and Form

Posted: June 24, 2014
Category: From The Curator
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.