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SOLO Spotlight: Lesley Dill

Posted: July 27, 2010
Category: Lavinia Fontana
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.

Louise Bourgeois: A Legend

Posted: June 4, 2010
Category: Lavinia Fontana
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.

From the Vault: Lola Alvarez Bravo

Posted: March 24, 2010
Category: Lavinia Fontana
Black-and-white photograph of a woman wearing a dark skirt and light blouse holding a child. The woman faces back and her dark braid reaches past her waist. The dark-haired child stares at the camera and wears a white embroidered dress. Other figures are slightly visible beyond.

Celebrating Black History Month: Elizabeth Catlett

Posted: February 19, 2010
Category: Lavinia Fontana
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.
Like many women artists, Antoinette Bouzonnet Stella's history has been obscured over the centuries, fragmentarily preserved in footnotes and forgotten documents.

Decoding 19th-Century American Portraiture: Isaac and Susan Avery

Posted: January 12, 2010
Category: Lavinia Fontana
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: Elisabetta Sirani

Posted: December 23, 2009
Category: Lavinia Fontana
A young, light-skinned, brunette woman gazes down lovingly at the plump baby she holds on her lap. She wears a loose, tan turban, vivid blue cloak, and red dress with white sleeves. The light-skinned child returns her gaze, leaning back to crown the woman with a circlet of roses.

Artist Spotlight: Rosa Bonheur

Posted: December 15, 2009
Category: Lavinia Fontana
A flock of sheep rest on a green hill by the sea. In the center, two adults and a lamb lie in a group. Flat rocks are visible through the grass. The sky has rolling clouds, and a breeze is suggested by the waves crashing on rocks in the sea, which stretches to the horizon.

Artist Spotlight: Lynda Benglis

Posted: November 6, 2009
Category: Lavinia Fontana

What’s in a frame?

Posted: July 20, 2009
Category: Lavinia Fontana
Why do people visit art museums? That’s easy: to see art. But all too often when strolling through our favorite galleries, we forget to take notice of those unsung objects...
Close up shot of a gallery wall installed salon style, with many small paintings hung closely together.