Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier (French, 1815-1891); Honors Afforded to a Victor Standing on a Pedestal, 1873; brush and ink with white heightning. Gift of Mrs. Edwin Howland Blashfield. (DF.14)
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Experiencing Joan Mitchell’s Sunflowers

With the January 25th opening of American Art 1950-1975, WCMA’s newest acquisition, Joan Mitchell’s Sunflower VI will make its public debut. This will become the third painting from her 1969 Sunflower series that is on view in a museum. Serendipitously, staff members Marisa Repka ’14 (PR Intern) and Sarah Margerum (Public Engagement Manager) had the opportunity to visit the other two artworks during the holiday break. In anticipation of WCMA’s new installation, we wanted to share our very different, yet…

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