Fridays are our favorite because they’re all about YOU! In response to your requests, coming to us through social media and email, we’re giving you everything you’re asking for and more.
John Dixon Batten’s The Garden of Adonis–Amoretta and Time
Thanks to our follower Hannah J. for requesting John Dixon Batten’s The Garden of Adonis–Amoretta and Time.
René Magritte’s L’esprit de famille
Thanks to our Instagram follower, Andrew, for requesting L’esprit de famille by iconic Surrealist René Magritte.
Giacomo Balla’s Automobile Dynamics
We’re so glad it’s Favorite Friday! Thanks to our Instagram follower, Love Ethic for requesting a work by Giacomo Balla, a key member of the Futurism movement in the early 20th Century. We’re featuring his charcoal drawing from our collection titled Automobile Dynamics.
Dawoud Bey’s Untitled #25 (Lake Erie and Sky)
We’re thrilled to feature this week’s Favorite Friday: Untitled #25 (Lake Erie and Sky) by Dawoud Bey. Thanks to our Instagram follower, Anna M. for this request!
Cy Gavin’s Untitled (Gibbet Island)
Thanks to our Instagram follower Kate S. for requesting this week’s Friday Favorite: Untitled (Gibbet Island) by Cy Gavin.
Edward Willis Redfield’s By the River
Thanks to follower Emmett D. on Instagram for requesting this week’s Favorite Friday feature: By the River by American impressionist Edward Willis Redfield.
John White Alexander’s The Crowning of Labor
Our Multimedia Producer, Tom Fisher, selected today’s Favorite Friday–the murals of John White Alexander located on our beautiful Grand Staircase!
Happy Birthday, Alex Katz
For Favorite Friday we are celebrating artist Alex Katz’s birthday! Katz is known for his paintings of portraits, landscapes, and flowers. Reflecting on growing older, Katz’s once said:
Joan Witek’s Equivalent
Happy Friday! Today, we’re highlighting a staff favorite from our collection.
The First Diplodocus Skeleton at Carnegie Institute
This week’s Friday Favorite is a deep cut from our collection, selected by our Assistant Registrar, Gabi DiDonna.