A mustachioed man enters this scene from a shadowy door in the background. A puzzled look comes across his face as he realizes he is the only man in the room. The man is Raphael Gleitsmann, one of Akron’s most beloved artists. Gleitsmann is shown here in a drawing by his close friend and fellow artist Virginia W. Gore. Through quick linework and sketchy washes of ink, Gore suggests an environment of commotion in Gleitsmann’s studio, with the painter looking on helplessly as the women
This weekly podcast brings listeners joy and comfort for these uncertain times. The Akron Art Museum’s staff shares insights from their own lives combined with conversations about the collection and interviews with regional artists and musicians. Join us every Tuesday. Abstract This week the topic is Abstract. Seema and Gina talk about how artists use abstraction and artist Alma Thomas’ career. Deep Dive with Reggie: Alma Thomas Shop Talk with Theron Brown Theron Brown is a multi-faceted musician living in Akron, OH. As a pianist,
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Enjoy this abstract painting in the museum’s collection.