Springfield Museums explore Modern American Masterworks from O’Keefe to Rockwell and how artists in the 20th century depicted the emergence of individuality in America along with the challenge to existing social patterns in a new exhibit, “American Moderns, 1910-1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell.”
Use the exhibit as a opportunity to examine the work of many great artists, but also to explore ideas and images that represents periods in time and culture. When visiting this exhibit with your family, see if you can identify symbols of American tradition that are present in the works in this exhibition. Then stop and think what symbols might you use to express changes you’ve seen in your lifetime.
Category: Art, Hampden County, Museum, Springfield, Springfield Museum Tags: American History, Art, Art Exhibit, Art History, arts education, Brooklyn Museum, Cubism, Expressionism, Great Depression, Joseph Stella, O'Keefe, Precisionism, Rockwell, social change, Social Realism, Springfield Museum, Synchromism