The CMA's next exhibition, Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks, opens this Sun, 1/22! See the Brooklyn-born artist’s notebooks filled with poetry, wordplay, sketches, and personal observations on New York street life, popular culture, race, and class, along with related works on paper and large-scale paintings.
On view NOW in gallery 226A, check out four paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe, including three of her well-known flower paintings.
O'Keeffe is best known for close-up flower subjects whose magnified forms fill the entire space of each canvas. Likely inspired by similar compositions in modern photography, these images are not only celebrations of nature, but also striking essays in abstract design.
If you’re stocking up on rabbits’ feet and turning the other direction when you see a black cat today, you’re not alone. The reasons Friday the 13th in particular became such an inauspicious day have been lost to history, but both Friday and the number 13 have also been considered unlucky on their own for centuries. Logically, when the two come together on the calendar the misfortune only grows.
This doll, Boy with Dog, is on view NOW! As seen here, the doll is a nodder, with its head carved separately; when its head moves, its tongue sticks out.
Ringing in the New Year at a big bash? The museum’s collection can help you with timeless style.
Here’s to Forever