Reflections On Our Collection – July 12, 2020

This painting is “ Bohemian Family,” painted by Russian born artist, Roman Chatov, in 1968. While Roman’s work lands mostly in realism and representation, he paints from his sensibilities and style and is leaning into modernism. He treats space here shallowly, even though it depicts a room of some depth....

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Reflections On Our Collection – June 28, 2020

Our selection this week is this snowy landscape painting. It was created around 1938 by French painter, Victor Joseph Communal. Communal was a decorated French artist, a member of the Paris Salon (Sociètè du Salon des Artistes Français), and was awarded an honorable mention in 1910 and a bronze prize...

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Meet Kristy Edwards, the new MAS Curator of Art

Hi, I'm Kristy Edwards, your new Curator of Art at the Museum of Arts and Sciences. I am delighted to have this position, one I feel is very well suited to my skills as a trained teacher and a practicing professional artist and my experience, which includes studying with some...

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Notes on Nettie by Lisa Gant Fisher

Nettie, 1928 Artist: Leo Moss/Georgia Papier-mâché and fabric; clothing not original Museum purchase with funds donated by the Museum Guild, Inc. A1992.04.01* 20” tall with the signature “M” incised on the back of the neck. *Accession number which indicates first the year the item was acquired, then the number of...

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