- Historical art museums aren’t known for their interest in commitment to contemporary art, but even by the low standards of the field, the MFA Boston’s long-time disinterest runs deep. Writer/artist Greg Cook led a band of merry artists into the MFAB to call attention to that issue, reports Geoff Edgers in the Boston Globe. Cook’s own post on the event is here.
- The director of the Smithsonian Archives of American Art is headed to run the troubled RISD Museum, reports — well why not — Greg Cook.
- In LA Weekly, Andrew Berardini on two contemporary takes on landscape.
- Stan VanDerBeek is at the Contemporary in Houston. Douglas Britt takes a look.
Art-focused Journalism by Tyler Green
Tyler Green Modern Art Notes
June 20, 2011, 2:46 pm