Kristin Johnson

I love art, and writing. One is deeply personal, the other helped me get my BA in journalism from IU. I am passionate about storytelling. My greatest professional compliment came from a business owner who said, “Your profile piece captured everything I believe about my business.”
California Impressionism
Kristin Johnson

Women California Impressionists

California Impressionism was a regional offshoot of the French Impressionist movement. Unlike American Impressionism, that was known for indoor domestic scenes of women and objectsd’art, California Impressionism was all about nature. The movement celebrated the

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Sculpture
Kristin Johnson

The Burghers of Calais

“The Burghers of Calais,” is a large, well known public sculpture by the artist Auguste Rodin. The original casting was commissioned by the French town of Calais. The work commemorates an incident that took place

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Stevens Young Lee Vase with Scroll Pattern
Asian Art
Kristin Johnson

Steven Young Lee Surprising Ceramics

 Steven Young Lee’s broken ceramics are surprising with designs to make viewers think, not just about what they see, but about perfection, tradition, culture, value and so much more. That is a tall order for

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The Eclipse by Alma Thomas
Women Artist
Kristin Johnson

Alma Thomas: Harmony & Nature

Alma Thomas was 80 years old when she became the first African-American woman to exhibit solo at The Whitney Museum of American Art. It was  1972, a little over a decade after Thomas devoted herself to

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Women Artist
Kristin Johnson

Jack-in-the-Pulpit Series by Georgia O’Keeffe

Jack-in-the-Pulpit series by Georgia O’Keeffe still startles our imagination and even today we create our own  interpretations that are superimposed onto the artist’s own interpretation of her work.  She began these paintings as a relatively

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Women Artist
Kristin Johnson

Agnes E Meyer Portrait Duel

Agnes E. Meyer was a free thinker, who often made her own way in the world. A rarity for a woman in the early 1900s. A partial list of her accomplishments includes: journalist, social activist,

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