Art History

Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw is an art historian, curator, and professor of American art at the University of Pennsylvania. She has curated major exhibitions and published several books on African American art. She joins us on Kids Corner monthly to spotlight some artists that we might know - but definitely should know!


Maya Lin 

 DNA Tree of Life for the Pavilion at Penn Medicine

Katsushika Hokusai  

Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), also known as The Great Wave, from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei) | Japan | Edo period (1615–1868) | The Metropolitan Museum of Art Houston.

 Faith Ringgold

Woman on a Bridge #1 of 5: Tar Beach | The Guggenheim Museums and Foundation / Visit the Frank Lloyd Wright–designed Guggenheim Museum in NYC, part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See the renowned permanent collection and special exhibitions

Pablo Picasso

Barnes Collection Online — Pablo Picasso: Acrobat and Young Harlequin (Acrobate et jeune Arlequin) /Barnes Foundation Collection: Pablo Picasso. Acrobat and Young Harlequin (Acrobate et jeune Arlequin) -- The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia is home to one of the world's greatest collections of impressionist, post-impressionist and early modern paintings.