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ARTWORK OF THE WEEK

Artwork of the Week: Abraham Lincoln - The President

February 19, 2024
Over the course of his life, Avard Tennyson Fairbanks created more than 100 monuments and even more artworks. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: The Lovers

February 12, 2024
Couse was among American artists who formed an artist colony in Taos, New Mexico in the early 20th century. He reveled in the southwest landscape and hoped to create art sensitive to Native peoples of the area. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Mountains in February

February 05, 2024
Born in Okayama, Japan in 1885, Chiura Obata moved to San Francisco in 1903. His impactful career included an art professorship at UC Berkeley · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Winter 1982 Calendar of Events

January 29, 2024
George S. Dibble was an American painter, art critic for the Salt Lake Tribune, and professor at the University of Utah. Born on March 29, 1904, in Oahu, Hawaii, Dibble studied art at the University of Utah before joining the Art Students League of New York. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Winter Scene

January 22, 2024
George S. Dibble was an American painter, art critic for the Salt Lake Tribune, and professor at the University of Utah. Born on March 29, 1904, in Oahu, Hawaii, Dibble studied art at the University of Utah before joining the Art Students League of New York. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Winter Landscape

January 15, 2024
Joseph Alma Freestone Everett was born in Salt Lake City. He studied art with James Harwood, John Hafen, and Lee Greene Richards at home before pursuing training in Paris and New York City. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Winter in Taos

January 08, 2024
Joseph Adam Imhof was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1871. He was hired as a lithographer by Currier and Ives, and by 1891, had earned enough money to pursue a formal art education in Europe. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: House in Winter

January 01, 2024
Florence Frandsen was born on December 24, 1908, in Moroni, Utah. She attended Brigham Young University, where she studied art under the direction of B.F. Larsen and Calvin Fletcher. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Shepherd and Sheep in Snow

December 25, 2023
This watercolor by Dutch artist Francois Pieter Meulen evokes the words of Jesus Christ, “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep” (John 10:11). · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Nativity and Adoration of the Magi

December 18, 2023
Iconic scenes such as this one were used by worshippers as a window into the spiritual world, allowing them to see and participate in the sacred events that are depicted. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Student at a Table by Candlelight

December 11, 2023
Students across university campuses are well acquainted with the feeling of a late-night study session, especially as finals approach. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Winter Trees

December 04, 2023
Winter Trees was painted by the watercolorist and educator Edward Maryon who taught art at the University of Utah for over 30 years. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Fall Games—The Apple Bee

November 27, 2023
Mahonri Young’s drawing invites the viewer to experience this fall day alongside the farmer plowing the field. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Fall Flowers

November 20, 2023
Mahonri Young’s drawing invites the viewer to experience this fall day alongside the farmer plowing the field. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: En Bateau (The Boat Ride)

November 13, 2023
Mahonri Young’s drawing invites the viewer to experience this fall day alongside the farmer plowing the field. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Fall Plowing

November 06, 2023
Mahonri Young’s drawing invites the viewer to experience this fall day alongside the farmer plowing the field. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Deborah and Ma Cat

October 30, 2023
Do you feel like we are intruding? This surrealist inspired painting sure doesn’t seem like it wants us to understand what exactly is going on. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Yellow Cat Belonging to a Thinking Woman

October 23, 2023
Hal Douglas Himes taught printmaking at BYU for several years. His work is often encoded with cryptic symbols that tease the viewer with intended meanings while subverting their attempts to arrive at any straightforward interpretation. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: The Cat

October 16, 2023
These cats are beginning to get a bit creepy! · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Anonymous Japanese Print

October 09, 2023
The cat depicted in this anonymous Japanese print has been causing its owner trouble—this is clearly not their first catch. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Two Cats and Three Buckets

October 02, 2023
In the spirit of Halloween, this month the MOA is celebrating one of nature’s most enigmatic creatures: cats! · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: The Blind Man at the Pool of Siloam

September 25, 2023
The Gospel of John contains 7 signs or miracles, and the healing of the blind man at the Pool of Siloam is the 6th. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Lazy Autumn

September 18, 2023
In 1939, Dixon and his wife built a home in Mt. Carmel, Utah. Here they admired the natural landscape of the area until his death in 1946. This quintessentially Utahn scene portrays Native Americans as part of the natural landscape. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Sunset, Hudson River

September 11, 2023
As we anticipate the transition from the blistering of summer heat to the crispness of fall, let us celebrate a painting in which the sun itself retreats into the autumn leaves. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Riding the Girder

September 04, 2023
This Labor Day, we celebrate Mahonri Young- a social realist and grandson of Latter-day Saint prophet Brigham Young. Young celebrated laborers throughout his entire career- both in his art and in his personal advocacy. · Learn more about this work