- The Smithsonian American Art Museum has had a questionable half-decade — including showing a self-glorifying exhibition dictated to it by George Lucas and Stephen Spielberg, and an exhibition of video game “art” organized by an industry executive — so how is it the museum is doing something as serious as a Nam June Paik retrospective?
- Frederick Cohen’s painting of an Ohio family is a classic, semi-famous bit of Americana. Oberlin’s Allen Art Museum points to where the ~1847 painting may have been made. Neat story!
- How a 19th-century landscape painter might have traveled around Colorado.
- The Caravaggio hoodie.
- It may be hard to top Storm King as a site for Mark di Suvero’s work, but this’ll give it a run.
- As usual, you should just go to the ICP’s’ Fans in a Flashbulb and just start scrolling. Superb stuff.
- Simultaneous Hiroshi Sugimoto: on Naoshima and in Pittsburgh.
Art-focused Journalism by Tyler Green