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Piecing It Together: Connecting Sharon Walters to Thomas, Ringgold, and Walker

By Valerie Lenis, Ariana Garcia-Cassani, and Clara Enders Sharon Walters celebrates Black women in all their elegance and power as the subjects of her Seeing Ourselves series by manipulating shapes and color in her collages. Her making process and artwork are a form of self-care and activism. Walters says, “Seeing Ourselves explores underrepresentation in many…

Reflections on LaToya Ruby Frazier

On March 12, The New Museum hosted artist and photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier to talk about her project Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America, which is currently at the New Museum until June 6thof this year.  I first became interested in Frazier’s work when I saw her cyanotype prints on display at the…

Palentine’s Day Recipes

Happy Palentine’s Day! Please enjoy these recipes courtesy of Crème de Cornell. They are inspired by some of our spotlighted artist duos as well as the concept of partnership between foods and tastes. Enjoy cooking and eating with roommates or other friends!

Palentines Day Art Activities

Happy Palentine’s Day from the Johnson Museum of Art! We are building on Parks and Rec character Leslie Knope’s (Amy Poehler) “Galentine’s Day” holiday idea which she created to celebrate her female friendships on the day before Valentine’s Day — the day we all know places a lot of emphasis on romantic love. On Palentine’s…

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