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  • photograph by artist Manon Cleary

    New Accession Highlight: Manon Cleary

    Manon Cleary is remembered for her prolific output of painstakingly photo-realistic paintings and drawings addressing themes of the human body and sexuality, including her own.

  • painting of women talking by Francisco Zúñiga

    New Accession Highlight: Juchitechas Platicando

    This print, Juchitecas Platicando (Juchitecán Women Talking), depicts three statuesque women from the city of Juchiteca in the state of Oaxaca in southeastern Mexico.

  • lithograph by artist Roger Shimomura

    New Accession Highlight: American Guardian

    Although he was born in Seattle as a third-generation American, Roger Shimomura spent two years of his childhood in an internment camp for Japanese Americans in Idaho during World War II.

  • Venus of Urbino Revived sculpture by Mara Superior

    New Accession Highlight: Venus of Urbino Revived

    Ceramic artist Mara Superior’s porcelain sculpture reflects the artist’s engagement with the history of Western art. This piece is inspired by the Venus of Urbino, an iconic work by the Italian Renaissance painter Titian.

  • Teapot sculpture by Don Reitz

    New Accession Highlight: Teapot

    This work was fired in an anagama kiln—an ancient type of kiln that originated in China. The anagama kiln uses wood as a heat source, rather than the typical electric or gas kilns that contemporary ceramicists often use.