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Friday Photos: From Sea to Shining Sea

July 5, 2013

In the spirit of the 4th of July holiday, this Friday photo post is highlighting pieces from the DMA’s collection that have some patriotic flare! The works of art included below contain elements that call to mind the iconic poem “America the Beautiful” by Katharine Lee Bates. Can you think of any other works of art that could align with the poem?

Artworks Shown (left to right):

Row 1

  • Alfred Jacob Miller, The Lake Her Lone Bosom Expands to the Sky, 1850, Dallas Museum of Art, gift of C.R. Smith
  • Vincent van Gogh, Sheaves of Wheat, 1890, Dallas Museum of Art, The Wendy and Emery Reves Collection

Row 2

  • Ernest Blumenschein, Mountains Near Taos, 1926-1934, Dallas Museum of Art, gift of Helen Blumenschein
  • Hiram Powers, America, 1860, Dallas Museum of Art, gift of Eleanor and C.Thomas May, Jr.

Row 3

  • Eastman Johnson, Five Boys on a Wall, 1875-1880, Dallas Museum of Art, Foundation for the Arts Collection, gift of Roland S. Bond, Mrs. Alfred L. Bromberg, and Margaret J. and George V. Charlton
  • Gerhard Richter, Ocean (Seelandschaft)1971, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Museum of Art League Fund, Roberta Coke Camp Fund, General Acquisitions Fund, DMA/amfAR Benefit Auction Fund, and the Contemporary Art Fund: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon E. Faulconer, Mr. and Mrs. Bryant M. Hanley, Jr., Marguerite and Robert K. Hoffman, Howard E. Rachofsky, Deedie and Rusty Rose, Gayle and Paul Stoffel, and two anonymous donors

Danielle Schulz
Teaching Specialist

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