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Tag Archives: politics

Modern Dialect: Recommended Reading List

Dec

05

These books are recommended as sources to put the era of these poignant paintings into perfect context and perspective. From the hardships of the Depression to the artwork that came out of it to the politics of the time, these books will…

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Art & Science: Curiosity of a Modern Time

Nov

25

…I was curious, what else was happening? Beyond and within government programs and private endeavors, what technological advances were pushing industry along, not only processes but what was new?

Scotch tape was new, originally…

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Garden Month 2013: Week 2 Schedule

Mar

06

2013 Garden Month provides many opportunities for our members and guests of all ages to explore and experience our historic gardens through exciting events, tours, lectures, classes and exhibitions.

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In the Gallery: Gertrude Stein, by Andy Warhol c. 1980

Mar

05

Surely, it would be difficult to imagine modernism during the first half of the twentieth century without the presence of Gertrude Stein as it would be difficult to discuss the postmodern period of art without mentioning Andy Warhol.

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How to Prepare before coming to Miradas: Grown-Ups Edition

Jun

18

Our newest exhibition, Miradas: Ancient Roots in Modern and Contemporary Mexican Art – works from the Bank of America Collection, is full of history, politics, and culture. If you would like to enrich your experience of the exhibit, try doing a few of the things on this list before your next visit:

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