A man wearing glasses and a patterned shirt looks down on a table with one hand outstretched

Artist El Anatsui. Photo: Bryan Conley

Artist Wednesday

Dive into the work of one amazing artist every Wednesday.

Meet Lorraine O’Grady

Today we remember the performance persona Mlle Bourgeoise Noire (Miss Black Middle Class) of Lorraine O’Grady, whose incisive critique of the art world’s persistent racial, gender, and class exclusions remains just as relevant today.

Meet Maya Lin

Learn more about the career of Maya Lin, a designer and architect whose work examines landscape and the world around us.

Meet Yasuo Kuniyoshi

This month, we’re celebrating the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history and culture of this country. Discover Yasuo Kuniyoshi’s modernist style that blends Japanese and Western artistic traditions.

Meet Sharif Bey

Get a special look behind the scenes on an upcoming project with artist Sharif Bey, who is inspired by modernism, functional pottery, Oceanic and African art, and the art of the African diaspora.

Meet Michael Williams

Michael Williams’s paintings are known for their layered imagery and eye-popping color. Watch an interview with the artist from our 2017 exhibition!