Gabriele Münter

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.

On View: Salon Style in the Eulabee Dix Gallery

Posted: June 21, 2016
Category: Gabriele Münter
In an effort to place more of NMWA’s collection on view to the public, the staff recently reinstalled the Eulabee Dix Gallery, located on the museum’s fourth floor, “salon style.”
Bucolic landscape rendered in a naive, folk-style of painting. The horizontal composition features a patchwork of yellow and green fields on rolling hills set against a blue-gray sky. In the foreground study farm buildings surround small figures tending to the land.

Snowy Spectacle: NMWA’s Wintry Works

Posted: December 22, 2015
Category: Gabriele Münter
Explore two wintry works in NMWA's collection, Gabriele Münter’s Breakfast of the Birds (1934) and Joan Mitchell’s Sale Neige (1980), which encourage deep contemplation.
A vertical, abstraction features broadly painted strokes of pale gray, lavender, and cobalt in the upper two-thirds of the canvas. The colors continue in the lower third, along with touches of green, black, and other hues, but the expressive brushwork becomes denser and chaotic.

Powerful Pathmakers

Posted: December 21, 2015
Category: Gabriele Münter
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.

Art Fix Friday: December 18, 2015

Posted: December 18, 2015
Category: Gabriele Münter
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.

Clever Capture: Esther Bubley’s Photographs

Posted: December 16, 2015
Category: Gabriele Münter
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.

The Wings of Spring: Avian Imagery at NMWA

Posted: March 20, 2013
Category: Gabriele Münter
A chorus of birds hails the first day of spring, prompting a look at avian imagery in NMWA’s collection.
Rendered in loose, impressionistic brushstrokes in muted pastel tones, the still life painting depicts a brass birdcage with two small birds cuddled next to each other on a perch. The cage sits adjacent to and partially obscures a bowl of lush red, yellow, and white flowers.