Flint Institute of Arts
The Flint Institute of Arts (FIA) has contributed more than 2,300 images to the Artstor Digital Library. These include selections from the FIA’s European Collection, dating from the 15th to the 21st century and encompassing decorative arts, sculptures, graphics, and paintings by artists such as Peter Paul Rubens, Francisco de Goya, Gustave Courbet, Henri Matisse, Pierre Bonnard, Joan Miró, and Edgar Degas. Also included in the collaboration are selections from the FIA’s American Graphics Collection, which consists of works by Childe Hassam, Thomas Hart Benton, Roy F. Lichtenstein, Jacob Lawrence, and Claes Oldenburg, among others.
Founded in 1928, the Flint Institute of Arts has assembled outstanding collections of American, European, Native American, African, and Asian art. Highlights include a complete set of 17th–century French tapestries, a large collection of 18th– and 19th–century paperweights, and paintings encompassing a variety of movements, including Impressionism, Post–Impressionism, American Regionalism, Modernism, Abstract Expressionism, and Photorealism. The FIA plays a major role in the growth and revitalization of the city of Flint through its exhibitions, interpretive programs, film screenings, concerts, lectures, family events, and educational outreach programs. The FIA Art School records an annual enrollment of more than 1700 students.
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