Ridley Howard: Paintings & Moments

Earlier this week I happened to get off the elevator on the second floor of The Alfond Inn. I had not been on that floor recently, so it had been a while since I had seen Ridley Howard’s Motel Pool. 

Exuberance in Nicole Eisenman’s Painting

Last summer, when our museum was closed due to the pandemic and the future was very uncertain, we started looking for new ways to keep more closely in touch with our diverse publics: students, life-long learners, members, donors. We introduced virtual programs

The Different Lives Of Women

Rina Banerjee’s Her captivity was once someone’s treasure… combines historical objects (a Victorian birdcage, a 19th-century New England table) with elements both natural (gourds, feathers, shells, coral), and man-made (doll heads, glass beads). The resulting sculpture possesses an eclectic architecture

Seductress or Rape Victim? Potiphar’s Wife in Art And Literature

One of the paintings in our current exhibition, Dangerous Women: Selections from the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art , depicts an episode from the story of Joseph and Potiphar’s wife, as recounted in the biblical book of Genesis.

Dangerous Women, Renaissance Painters

One of the rarest paintings in the Cornell Fine Arts Museum’s collection is Lavinia Fontana’s Dead Christ with Symbols of the Passion. Dated 1581, It is one of only 32 signed and dated (or datable) works by the artist. Lavinia

A Closer Look At Our Summer Exhibitions: From Pump Manufacturing To Old Masters Paintings

How do paintings from an art-filled, Ohio home become the core of the only European Old Masters museum collection in the Orlando area? The story began in 1870. Family patriarch, Francis Eunoch Myers, arrived in Ashland, OH to work as