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March 2014: Britannia Triumphant

March 2014: Britannia Triumphant

Britannia Triumphant, attributed to John Flaxman, Jr., for Wedgwood, 1798-1804 Since 1759, Wedgwood has been a major pottery manufacturer that set the standard for fashionable English dinnerware and decorative objects. High-quality manufacturing techniques and workmanship set Wedgwood apart from other

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Old Hollywood In Our Collection

As the 87th Academy Awards approaches, we have looked to our collection, which is filled with stars – both from the art world and from Hollywood. American photographer Sid Avery was known for taking behind-the-scenes photos of many Hollywood greats. The BMA

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Fretted Foot

Fretted Foot. Frank Fleming, 1977. Glazed ceramic. Gift of Mr. C. Eric Shrum in memory of his wife, June T. Shrum, 1980.247.   What’s your story? The art of Frank Fleming has been described as whimsical and intriguing. His fantastical

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Tongue Cake

Tongue Cake. Frank Fleming, 1972. Glazed stoneware. Lent by Ned Selfe, 12.1996.   What’s your story? The art of Frank Fleming has been described as whimsical and intriguing. His fantastical sculptures have endless stories to tell – stories that are

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Walrus Room

Walrus Room. Frank Fleming, 1980. Ceramic. Lent by Lorine Cantrell, T.2014.437.   What’s your story? The art of Frank Fleming has been described as whimsical and intriguing. His fantastical sculptures have endless stories to tell – stories that are only

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Pig Lounging on Chaise

Pig Lounging on a Chaise. Frank Fleming, 1983. Ceramic. Lent by James Odom, T.2014.436.   What’s your story? The art of Frank Fleming has been described as whimsical and intriguing. His fantastical sculptures have endless stories to tell – stories