What do you see when you look at Bob Thompson’s “The Snook” or “The Wind”? Primary colors, abstract shapes? In his own words, Thompson expresses his interest “in the relationships of the figure and landscape—mass against movement.” But which is moving?
Join Museum Educator Jo McEntee for a tour and discussion of select pieces on display in the Smart Museum of Art’s exhibition “Bob Thompson: This House Is Mine,” followed by an interpretative art-making activity.
Image: Bob Thompson, “The Wind,” 1963. Oil on canvas. 48 x 36 in. (122 x 91.4 cm). Myron Kunin Collection of American Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota. © Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York.