Artists in MoMA’s collection have explored family relationships in many ways: Florine Stettheimer created fantastical portraits of her family, Elizabeth Catlett celebrated the powerful bond that can exist between mothers and children, and Beatriz Gonzalez considered cultural representations of parenthood.
Andy Warhol loved the style of his mother Julia’s handwriting, and he often invited her to write words on his illustrations.
Try This: Create a drawing of something you enjoy, and invite a family member or friend to add words in their own handwriting. Switch roles and collaborate again!
Here’s what’s happening this month at the Museum: