Stories for April 2011

Handi-Hour: Q&A with Katie Crooks

April 26, 2011

Katie Crooks plans public programs at American Art’s Renwick Gallery. This month Katie has gotten extra crafty to present Handi-hour, a craft-themed happy hour that will feature craft works on view, craft beer tastings, craft activities, and live music. We...

Seeing Things (8): People in the Sun by Edward Hopper

April 22, 2011

Edward Hopper's People in the Sun People in the Sun shares that quality often found in other paintings by Edward Hopper—of people occupying the same scene but often looking like they belong to separate worlds. For instance, they could be...

One Artist/One Object: Ubaldo Vitali's Silver Lining

April 20, 2011

This is the first of four blog posts that takes a closer look at one object by each of the artists in the exhibition History in the Making: Renwick Craft Invitational 2011 now on display at the Renwick Gallery until...

Five Questions with the Brad Linde Ensemble

April 14, 2011

Laurel Fehrenbach, public programs assistant here at American Art, spoke with Brad Linde of the Brad Linde Ensemble about their upcoming performance at Take 5! The group will be performing a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald on Saturday, April 16, from...

Spring Cleaning for Alice Pike Barney

April 12, 2011

Claire Walker, Samuel H. Kress Fellow in Paintings Conservation at American Art's Lunder Conservation Center, tells us how conservators clean paintings. Claire Walker works on Hubert Vos's Alice Barney in White Satin Alice Barney in White Satin, an oil painting...