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Rare Edmonia Lewis Photo Discovered

Rare Edmonia Lewis Photo Discovered

On a fall day in 2011 two Walters Art Museum colleagues walked into a Baltimore antique shop.  Jacqueline Copeland, deputy director for audience engagement, and Joaneath Spicer, curator of renaissance and baroque art, were looking for old photographs of persons of African descent for an exhibition to run parallel with a major exhibition that Spicer...

January 22, 2020January 22, 2020
Emilio Cruz

Emilio Cruz

Emilio Cruz has been described as an Expressionist painter. Expressionism is a style of painting that stresses the artist’s emotions over strict adherence to the rules of realism and proportion. Cruz draws on ideas and beliefs from many different cultures to create his art. Western philosophy, Eastern philosophy, art history, paleontology, myths, and his own...

January 21, 2020January 22, 2020
Artis Lane

Artis Lane

The sculptor Artis Lane is primarily concerned with portraying what she sees as enduring spiritual truths. These truths are that the growth of spiritual awareness is continuous and that nobody ever arrives at perfection. In addition, spiritual awareness connects humans with a universal force. Because Lane sees the physical body as a vehicle for a...

January 21, 2020January 22, 2020