Our curators have pulled together interesting themes and selected snapshots of the Museum’s collection in these online galleries. Browse the galleries to discover the many ways to approach fine art at Reynolda House. Just like galleries at the Museum, online galleries rotate frequently; check back often to discover what’s new.
To whatever degree their sexual identities are evident or suggested, LGBTQ artists have contributed immeasurably to the breadth and diversity of American culture. But between 1964 and 1982, when the works in this online gallery were created, homosexual activity between consenting adults was illegal in most states. However, attitudes have shifted rapidly in the last ten years.
How does an artist transfigure personal tragedy into a universal expression of loss? This online gallery features works created during the artist’s mourning process. Its corresponding exhibition was on view in the Museum’s West Bedroom Gallery, Love & Loss (October 11, 2014-October 18, 2015).
These paintings and photographs either feature mothers as their subjects or, in some cases, were themselves created by mothers and reference that role in some way. Click through the gallery to discover the many different visions of motherhood in Reynolda's collection.
This gallery includes a diverse range of Reynolda’s collection of portraits, highlighting the way styles and techniques change over time.