Compassion, transformation and acceptance are abstract concepts. Ziegler hopes to find root for these concepts in the metaphor of animals. Animals have been telling our stories for thousands of years. Ziegler’s sculptures bring amazement and wonder as they question their relationship with the space they occupy.
This work might challenge your idea of art and change the way you understand the viewer’s role in interpreting artworks. Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s “Untitled” (L.A.), 1991 is on loan to the Erie Art Museum through August 2020 and is jointly owned by Art Bridges and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
The tagline of Jurassic Park: The Lost World reads “Something has Survived”, and this is undeniably true for Brett Kern. What survived? Brett’s infatuation with the pop culture of the 80s and 90s. A master of clay, Brett’s sculptures are fun, smart and nothing short of exceptional.
"Paul" is on loan from the Philadelphia Museum of Art as part of the Art Bridges + Terra Foundation Initiative, a groundbreaking partnership model geared toward increasing public access to great works of American art. We selected Paul to pair with a woven self-portrait made by the artist from our own collection.
Ashley Pastore transforms lottery tickets, old newspapers and even the dust she collects while cleaning houses into monuments of nostalgia. The artist’s goal? To get us to think about time, specifically the ordinary moments and rituals that fill our daily lives.