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Pop Art Prints: A Closer Look at James Rosenquist

April 3, 2014

Pop Art Prints has just opened in American Art's graphic arts galleries. The installation showcases thirty-seven works from the museum's extensive holdings of works on paper from the 1960s and 1970s. The featured prints are bold, bright, and filled with...


Bill Viola's The Fall into Paradise

April 1, 2014

Bill Viola's The Fall into Paradise Most people, if they're going to fall anywhere in the vicinity of paradise, are likely to fall from it. Bill Viola's installation from 2005, The Fall into Paradise shows a couple who seem to...


In this Case: Visitor's Choice #2

March 27, 2014

Getting to know some of our visitors was the inspiration for a new blog series, Visitor's Choice. In this series, we ask our regulars about their favorite artworks and why they like them. Since everyone has a unique relationship with...


Conservation: Paint, Tape, and Sardines

March 25, 2014

Jessica Ford is a graduate intern in paintings conservation at the Lunder Conservation Center. She is completing her graduate work at the Winterthur program at the University of Delaware and is currently working on a number of projects with our...


In This Case: One More Snow Day

March 20, 2014

Winter paintings in the Luce Foundation's Case 38a Spring arrives today! And most people can't wait to shed their layers and bask in the sweet sunlight. But I happen to like gray skies, bundling up with a big coat, and...