Louis Comfort Tiffany, the dominant figure in American decorative arts for more than half a century, founded several firms to satisfy the strong demand for his metalwork, pottery, and furniture.
In this video, hear from Simone Wicha, Blanton director, Ray Williams, Blanton director of education and academic affairs, and Jeanne Klein, long-time Blanton supporter, about the ways in which the museum is breaking down barriers to art.
David C. Ward, historian at the National Portrait Gallery, discusses poet Robert Frost. He is one of the many poets featured in our exhibition "Poetic Likeness: Modern American Poets" on view from October 12, 2012 through April 28, 2013.
Artist Gigi Scaria talks about his site-specific installation City Unclaimed, which combines an immersive photo-based mural of an imaginary cityscape with a towering fountain.
In The Art of Boxing, Sharmbá Mitchell, former two-time Junior Welterweight Champion of the World, and Charles Brock, associate curator of American and British paintings at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, talk about four of the greatest sports paintings in American art―Club Nigh