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May 8, 2017

 

Breaking Home Ties — Prelude To A Masterpiece

Critics complained that his work wasn’t serious. He was cornball. He was just a calendar artist. His first artwork to be acquired by a museum went for $100.

June 16, 2014

 

Artist Mark Smith Unlocks His War Memories

Mark Smith reached out to his fellow soldiers and asked them to send him their pictures of their time in Iraq. He then painted those images.

December 11, 2013

 

A Rigorous Devotion To Beauty

Known for his pleasant, colorful canvases, modernist master Henri Matisse is being reconsidered in a blockbuster show at The Indianapolis Museum of Art.

June 26, 2012

 

A Soldier’s Things: Veterans Memorial Museum Of Terre Haute

A Terre Haute businessman is turning his lifelong passion for military history into a museum that celebrates the role of the regular soldier.

June 24, 2009

 

Warding Off the Evil Eye at the Mathers Museum

An exhibit at the Mathers Museum displays objects from different cultures that are believed to protect the user or owner from harm and to promote good luck.

August 13, 2008

 

Plant Portraits of A.R. Valentien

Straddling that threshold between art and nature was Albert R. Valentien, a Cincinnati native who, from the age of nineteen, had specialized in floral decoration for the city's world-renowned Rookwood Pottery. Valentien's works are on display as part of "Plant Portraits: The California Legacy of A.R. Valentien." WFIU's Yaël Ksander has more.

May 21, 2008

 

Masterworks from the IU Art Museum, Part 4

Max Beckman’s “Hope Family Portrait”

April 30, 2008

 

Sacred Hearth: Painted Prayers to Himalayan Deities

An exhibition featuring contemporary versions of the ritual designs known as “Aepan.”

April 16, 2008

 

Masterworks from the IU Art Museum, Part 3

IU Press has recently published “Masterworks from the IU Art Museum,” a catalog of objects representing the full range of the museum’s collection, along with essays by its curators. WFIU’s Yael Ksander speaks with several of those involved in the publication.

April 9, 2008

 

Benton’s Shallow Creek

WFIU’s Yael Ksander speaks with Leo Mazow and Nan Brewer about the traveling exhibition, Shallow Creek: Thomas Hart Benton and American Waterways.

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