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Jaune Quick-To-See Smith

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.

Director’s Desk: Roots to Routes

Posted: December 4, 2019
Category: Jaune Quick-To-See Smith
Perhaps because of gendered, racial, and class-based expectations about a woman’s “place” in the world, many women artists examine the subjects of homelands and migration.
Close-up photograph of a painted quilt shows a medium-dark skinned woman dancing exuberantly. There is a white flower in her hair, and she wears dangling gold earrings and gold loops around her neck.

5 Fast Facts: Jaune Quick-to-See Smith

Posted: February 25, 2019
Category: Jaune Quick-To-See Smith
Impress your friends with five fast facts about artist Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, whose work is on view in NMWA’s newly reinstalled collection galleries.
A horizontal canvas combines collaged paper, such as a scrap of a U.S. map, comic strip, and pictographs; cloth swatches; scrawled and dripped paint; and phrases like “It takes hard work to keep racism alive” and “Oh! Zone.” The work’s title appears in red paint right of center.

Gallery Reboot: Collection Galleries Closed December 17–28

Posted: December 16, 2018
Category: Jaune Quick-To-See Smith
From Monday, December 17, through Friday, December 28, NMWA’s third-floor galleries will be closed to the public for a major reinstallation of art from the collection.
Large vertical painting in minimalist style features thinned pigments poured in translucent layers onto the unsized canvas. The abstract composition is dominated by a central ambiguous form in vibrant yellow-orange and peach, flanked by amorphous swaths of pale pink and a dark gray.

Motifs in Memories: Symbols in Hung Liu’s Art

Posted: July 6, 2018
Category: Jaune Quick-To-See Smith
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.

Women House: Beginnings

Posted: May 27, 2018
Category: Jaune Quick-To-See Smith
Questions about a woman’s “place” resonate in our culture, and conventional ideas about the house as a feminine space persist. Global artists in Women House recast conventional ideas about the home through...

Women House: Femme Maisons

Posted: May 17, 2018
Category: Jaune Quick-To-See Smith

Women House: A Doll’s House

Posted: May 14, 2018
Category: Jaune Quick-To-See Smith
Arrangement of nine felt structures in multiple colors and a variety of shapes sitting on a white table

Women House: Desperate Housewives

Posted: April 26, 2018
Category: Jaune Quick-To-See Smith

Nameless but Not Forgotten: Hung Liu’s Portraits

Posted: February 15, 2018
Category: Jaune Quick-To-See Smith
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: Chakaia Booker

Posted: December 31, 2017
Category: Jaune Quick-To-See Smith
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.