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ARTWORK OF THE WEEK

Artwork of the Week: Cascade

June 10, 2024
Is this a painting, or is it a sculpture? · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: After the Bath

June 03, 2024
After the Bath, as the Hispanic Society of American argues, is “without doubt one of Sorolla’s most magnificent and memorable works.” · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Joseph Smith Triptych

May 27, 2024
On December 3, 1958, the Gold Y Chapter of the Intercollegiate Knights, a National Honorary Service Fraternity at BYU, presented this triptych to the University. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: John the Baptist

May 20, 2024
At first glance, the abstract imagery of this work may appear unfamiliar to those unaccustomed to its sacred language. However, for Russian Orthodox Christians, this icon is a beautiful invitation to meditate on sacred doctrine. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Bride and Her Mirror Image

May 13, 2024
Muriel Magenta is a New Genre artist who works with installation, multimedia performance, video, and sculpture. Using an array of technologies and tools to create hybrid works, Magenta explores the interaction of media and audience. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Boxelder Tree in Autumn

May 06, 2024
Florence Ware was an accomplished mural artist and Utah native. Born to artist parents, she obtained her B.F.A. at the University of Utah before studying at the Art Institute of Chicago. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Les Rameaux (Christ Entering Jerusalem)

April 29, 2024
Yesterday marked the Orthodox Christian celebration of Palm Sunday, the day in which Christ the Savior entered Jerusalem for the last time before His crucifixion. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Louis Comfort Tiffany

April 22, 2024
This informal portrait of Louis Comfort Tiffany, President of Tiffany Studios and the son of the founder of Tiffany & Co., reflects both the artist’s skill at depicting light, and the attitudes of the wealthy in early twentieth-century America. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Right to the Jaw

April 15, 2024
Mahonri Mackintosh Young, the grandson of President Brigham Young, was born in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1877. Throughout his career, he created more than 320 sculptures · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Christ Preaching (La Petite Tombe)

April 08, 2024
Rembrandt Van Rijn, born in 1606, remains one of the most significant artists of the Dutch Golden Age, celebrated for his depictions of the emotional and spiritual states of the human soul. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Duet for Single Musician

April 01, 2024
James C. Christensen was a celebrated American artist and illustrator. A BYU alum and former faculty member, he drew inspiration for his whimsical style from fairytales, legends, as well as his Christian beliefs. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Garden Path with Iris

March 25, 2024
This vivid sunlit path speaks to the lasting impact the French Impressionist movement had on American artists in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Open Door at the Governor's Palace

March 18, 2024
While on a voyage to Honduras in 1908, Carl Oscar Borg stopped in Antigua, Guatemala where he saw the Governor’s Palace. Built in 1550, the Palace was in a state of deterioration. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Yōrō Waterfall in Mino Province

March 11, 2024
While Katsushika Hokusai is best known for “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” from his famous series “Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji,” an equally stunning series is “Tour of the Waterfalls in Various Provinces” which houses woodblock prints like “Yōrō Waterfall in Mino Province.” · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Kinryūzan Temple in Asakusa

March 04, 2024
“Kinryūzan Temple in Asakusa” depicts Kinryūzan Sensōji Temple, one of the most famous Buddhist sites in Japan. · Learn more about this work

Artwork of the Week: Honeyville Winter

February 26, 2024
Originally from California, James Blankenship is an artist and professor emeritus in Boise State University’s art department. · Learn more about this work

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