Category : MOA Features

What Makes a Piece of Art

What Makes a Piece of Art “Good”?

Guest Post by MOA Marketing Intern, Kevin Twitchell  I was perplexed. I stood before a beautiful, majestic painting of a wild landscape covered in towering trees and silhouetted by a blue and white sky, and all my friend could say was, “Huh, it’s not my favorite. I mean it’s nice, it just doesn’t feel like anything […]

11:45 AM , February 16, 2017 Comments Off on What Makes a Piece of Art “Good”?

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
Photorealism & Memory as a Strength in

Photorealism & Memory as a Strength in “Rebecca Campbell: The Potato Eaters”

Guest Post Emma Siddoway, MOA Marketing Intern Unlike most Contemporary artists who seem to shy away from topics of the past, fearing to be labeled as overly sentimental, L.A. based artist Rebecca Campbell embraces them. In her series The Potato Eaters, Campbell draws inspiration from the works of Vincent van Gogh as well as highlights […]

9:56 AM , January 31, 2017 Comments Off on Photorealism & Memory as a Strength in “Rebecca Campbell: The Potato Eaters”
Coming up at the MOA in 2017!

Coming up at the MOA in 2017!

We at the MOA are so excited for all of the wonderful exhibitions coming to the MOA in 2017! More information will be provided about these exhibitions in the coming months. We’re excited to see you at the MOA this year!   Winter Semester Embracing Diverse Voices: A Century of African-American Art A Work in […]

2:52 PM , January 13, 2017 Comments Off on Coming up at the MOA in 2017!