"20,000 Japs Lost", Still life with newspaper, 1944
Witness to Wartime: Takuichi Fujii introduces an artist whose work opens a window to historical events, issues, and ideas far greater than the individual. Takuichi Fujii (1891-1964) bore witness to his life in America and, most especially, to his experience during World War II.
This exhibition highlights works from the past 50 years of the Tom Peyton Memorial Arts Festival Exhibit. All works in this exhibition are on loan from the First United Methodist Church in Alexandria, where the Tom Peyton Memorial Arts Festival has been held throughout its history. Many of the artists in this exhibition have been exhibited at AMoA in previous years, with a number of the artists in our permanent collection as well.
In its forty year history, the Alexandria Museum of Art has been associated with multiple talented artists in a variety of ways. Faculty & Friends: Reminiscing features thirteen artists who have had a strong connection with the museum at various times in its history. These artists served the museum as employees, board members, LSUA professors, and volunteers and have played a key role in the success of the museum, no matter their position.
Delta Doo, Alison Saar, 2002
monoprint/woodcut & chine colle, 33 7/8 x 24 3/8"
Photo courtesy of the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation
Changing Landscapes: Photographs Along the Solomon Northup Trail by Jan Beauboeuf, documents the current landscape of sites chronicled in Solomon Northup’s Twelve Years a Slave. Changing Landscapes features stunning landscape photography by Avoyelles parish artist Jan Beauboeuf along the Solomon Northup trail. The trail traces the path of kidnapped free man of color, Solomon Northup, who lived as a slave in Central Louisiana until his rescue and return to S
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