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September 25, 2016

September 25, 2016

Robert Brackman (1898-1980), Still Life #16, no date, oil on canvas, 25 1/4 x 30 1/4 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchase/gift of the Mahonri M. Young Estate, 1959.   American artist Robert Brackman was born on this day in 1898. Brackman is most known for his portraits and still life paintings.     […]

10:11 AM , September 25, 2016 Comments Off on September 25, 2016
September 24, 2016

September 24, 2016

Antoine Barye (1796-1875), Lion, no date, plaster, 12 x 7 1/8 x 5 3/8 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Joseph V. Desantis, 1989.   French sculptor Antoine Barye was born on this day in 1796. He is still most famous for his sculptures of animals. He practiced sketching the animals he […]

10:08 AM , September 24, 2016 Comments Off on September 24, 2016
September 23, 2016

September 23, 2016

Beatrice Lewis, Family, 1940, lithograph, 20 x 13 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of George Dibble Smith, 1994.   On this day in 1995, “The Family: A Proclamation to the World” from the First Presidency and Council of the Twelve Apostles was announced at the General Relief Society Meeting.       […]

9:03 AM , September 23, 2016 Comments Off on September 23, 2016
Get SmART - The Romantic Era

Get SmART – The Romantic Era

Guest post by Kevin Twitchell, MOA Marketing intern The MOA is beginning a new series of blog posts which will act as a brief introduction to different eras of art history (in case your memory from your CIV classes is a little bit fuzzy). We will explore how these eras developed, who was involved, what was […]

1:38 PM , September 22, 2016 Comments Off on Get SmART – The Romantic Era