Mother and Child

Gordon Parks was one of the most influential photographers of the twentieth century. He is best known for photojournalism that speaks to social justice.

Trapezium Altar

Beverly Pepper’s Trapezium Altar (1985-1986) stands in the Upper Plaza of the Museum like a shrine to an ancient god—or perhaps like a giant tuning fork, or even a rusty tool.

Untitled (Couple Embracing)

With all of the modern technology that allows us to stay virtually connected during this challenging time, nothing can truly replace the warmth and comfort of physical touch.

The Farmers

Learn more about artist Joan Bankemper’s “The Farmers” in this Work of the Week article!

Cosijo

Rain is on its way, Birmingham, and this Work of the Week is inspired by the weather!

The Green Apple

Georgia O’Keeffe was preoccupied by painting apples in the early 1920s.  She painted red and green apples on plates, tables, and fields of color. While some of these images study the undulating forms of many apples side-by-side, in The Green Apple (1922), the composition is reduced to a single, smooth piece of fruit on a plate. Here, […]