Monthly Archives: March 2012

A Show Like This Redefines an Artist

At the February Members Preview for Terry Maker: Reckoning, a standing-room only crowd filled the Music Room to hear the artist explain her influences and the motivation for her work. The audience was a mix of FAC members, family and friends of the artist, gallery owners and curators, and three prominent artists from the FAC’s permanent collection. Continue reading

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The Eric Bransby Mural

Tweet While a student of muralist Thomas Hart Benton in the middle of the Great Depression, Eric Bransby painted his first mural as part of the WPA program in Kansas City. He then served his country in World War II … Continue reading

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Thomas Hart Benton and John Steinbeck

Tweet On Dec. 24, 1934, Thomas Hart Benton became the first artist to grace the cover of Time magazine. Seven days later, the Broadmoor Art Academy ceased to be as Boardman Robinson and the other leaders of our institution changed … Continue reading

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