Spotlight on the Collection
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MAM docents and educators shine the spotlight on artists and pieces in MAM's collection of American and Native American art.
Artist Spotlight: Martin Johnson Heade
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I'm an image! Miriam Beerman's artwork in the exhibition Uncaged: Animals in the Collection at Montclair Art Museum.
Artist Spotlight

Miriam Beerman: Montclair resident and first woman to have a solo show at the Brooklyn Museum. 

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I'm an image! The gallery containing Thornton Dial, Sr.'s work "untitled" as part of the Uncaged: Animals in the Collection exhibition at montclair art museum.
Artist Spotlight

Read about Thornton Dial, Jr., featured in current exhibition, Uncaged: Animals in the Collection.

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a semi-surrealist paintingby lori field showing a woman and animals, including a rabbit
Artist Spotlight

Lori Field might convince you to think of yourself as a rabbit.

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image of Robert Rauschenberg's Chow Bags Portfolio artwork.
Artist Spotlight

Robert Rauschenberg: from penny pinching in Texas to Whitney restrospective. 

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Gallery view in the uncaged exhibition. A painting and a sculpture of a teen and dog are in view.
Artist Spotlight

Is that a dog? In the museum? Read about John Ahearn's sculptures of his community.

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Image of Goodwin's painting of three hunted birds hanging on a nail in a door.
Artwork Spotlight

There's a trick on the eyes in Richard La Barre Goodwin's painting.

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a traditional hanndmade ceramic pot in a glass case in a MAM gallery.
Artist Spotlight

Lucy Martin Lewis' traditional process and style was learned from previous generations and passed on to the next one.

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Small work by jeff koons made of metal that looks like a red balloon dog.
Artwork Spotlight

Do you recognize the shape used in Jeff Koons' Balloon Dog?

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