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Faith Ringgold photographed in New Jersey on November 23, 2015. KATHERINE MCMAHON

The Storyteller: At 85, Her Star Still Rising, Faith Ringgold Looks Back on Her Life in Art, Activism, and Education

In 1963, Faith Ringgold was 32, the mother of two daughters, and on the hunt for a gallery to show her work. To say that it was difficult for black artists to find gallery representation at that time would be … Read More


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Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled (L.A.), 1991.

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Crystal Bridges Museum Acquires Record-Setting Work by Felix Gonzalez-Torres

Bentonville, Arkansas’s Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announced today that it has acquired Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s “Untitled” (L.A.), 1991, which sold last week at Christie’s postwar and contemporary evening sale for $7,669,000, a record for the late artist.The piece involves an ideal … Read More


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Crystal Bridges Will Open Frank Lloyd Wright House in November

The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announced today that its Frank Lloyd Wright house, which the Bentonville, Arkansas museum transplanted from New Jersey in 2014, will open to the public on November 11. Since its acquisition by the museum, … Read More


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Crystal Bridges President Don Bacigalupi Will Leave to Lead Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

Don Bacigalupi, the president of the Alice Walton’s Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, will leave his post on January 14, 2015, the museum announced today. He will be the founding president of the Lucas Museum of … Read More


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1,000 Studio Visits, One Ambitious Crystal Bridges Show

Crystal Bridges plans an ambitious survey of contemporary American art
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