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Minerva Teichert Falls in Love

By Alisse Frandsen, MOA Marketing Intern I recently came across the love story of Minerva Teichert, written in her own words, and it is absolutely fantastic. It’s the kind of romantic drama that simply can’t be made up—it is poetic and hilarious and ironic and beautiful. I was inspired by Minerva’s search for the man […]

10:01 AM , February 13, 2017 Comments Off on Minerva Teichert Falls in Love
November 30, 2016

November 30, 2016

William Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905), Two Cupids, no date, oil on canvas, 13 x 16 1/8 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Cree-L Kofford, 1974.   French artist William-Adolphe Bouguereau was born on this day in 1825. He used very traditional subjects and painting techniques in his work, which he kept up despite […]

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November 29, 2016

November 29, 2016

Edwin Austin Abbey (1852-1911), Eighteenth Century Interior with Three Figures, 1885, ink, 10 15/16 x 15 1/8 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchase/gift of the Mahonri M. Young Estate, 1959.   American author Louise May Alcott was born on this day in 1832. She is best known for her novel Little Women.     […]

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November 28, 2016

November 28, 2016

Ron Richmond (b.1963), Igauzu, Argentina, 1986, monotype, 11 x 10 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art.   In southern Argentina, near the Chilean border, is a small town named Veintiocho de noviembre, or, Twenty-Eighth of November. It is so named for the day that it became a city.             […]

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