greek art & handcraft

greek art & handcraft

Eirini Koroki, Greek, contemporary paint on re-purposed board, 15.5 x 19 in. greek art & handcraft metal, wood, fiber, clay The collection of handmade utilitarian objects from Greece includes ceramic jugs from Florina, textiles from Metsovo, finely carved spinning...
OPENING EXHIBIT: DANCES IN TWO WORLDS

OPENING EXHIBIT: DANCES IN TWO WORLDS

Michael Mrowka, American, 1955-Dances in Two Worlds, wood, 1991, 45 x 21 in. June 2018–June 2021When the Museum of Authenticity Annex neared completion at the beginning of 2018, I began to search for the focus of an exhibit that could be installed there while the main...
thordis niela simonsen

thordis niela simonsen

Thordis Niela Simonsen, American, 1944-#50, tempera, 1989, 35 x 23 in. thordis niela simonsenWorks by 2-dimensional artist Thordis Niela Simonsen include black/white photographs, tempera paintings, oil pastel paintings, and monotype prints. artist statementAll my...
Mr. Bailey’s Basket

Mr. Bailey’s Basket

On a blistering hot day in August 1979, I drove 112 miles on secondary roads across three rural counties in what used to be known as Alabama’s “Black Belt” from my base in Monroeville to a town called Eutaw. There, I rendezvoused with Edna Thomas, a 74-year-old social...
Anticipating the Museum of Authenticity

Anticipating the Museum of Authenticity

Minnesota Public Radio’s Writer’s Almanac reported, on 17 March 2016, that the National Gallery of Art opened in Washington, D.C. on that date in 1941, four years after financier and collector Andrew W. Mellon formally bequeathed his entire collection, which he had...