American Art Elsewhere

Picture This: Our America Travels to The Frost Art Museum

April 10, 2014

At of the opening reception for Our America at the Frost Art Museum Last week American Art's exhibition Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art opened at The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University in...


Q and Art: Copies of Artworks

June 18, 2013

This post is part of an ongoing series on Eye Level: Q and Art, where American Art's Research department brings you interesting questions and answers about art and artists from our archive. Edmonia Lewis' Moses (after Michelangelo) Question: What does...


Lunder Conservation Center: Secrets of a Sailor

March 27, 2013

Conservator Amber Kerr-Allison (left) talks to Mary Tait (right) about a painting of her ancestor. The only thing I ever knew about the portrait that hung on my great aunt's wall for most of my childhood was that it showed...


Picture This: An American in London, George Catlin and His Indian Gallery

March 8, 2013

Our George Catlin paintings on display at the National Portrait Gallery in London. Photo courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery. One of the highlights of our American Art collection are the over 400 artworks in 19th century painter George Catlin's...


Preparing for Our America: John Valadez’s Great American Streets

October 11, 2012

In this blog post Curatorial Assistant Florencia Bazzano-Nelson comments on John Valadez's Two Vendors, an intense and large-scale pastel that will be featured in the upcoming 2013 exhibition Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art. Like other works in...