- In the Washington Post Magazine, David Montgomery offers up a super story about the late, eccentric mining heir Huguette Clark and her (odd) relationship with the Corcoran.
- Artists want to exhibit in space? Yup, reports Holly Myers in the LAT — and a suite of shows at the University of California, Riverside show how.
- Roberta Smith offers up a smart piece on how museums should stop segregating non-academic art from the more traditional fine art stuff.
- In the SF Chronicle, Carl Nolte tells the story of a little-known set of Army murals hidden at the Presidio. Super stuff.
- The Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s Gaile Robinson tells the behind-the-scenes tory of how the Kimbell’s Bernini show happened.
- Really good piece by Randy Kennedy in the NYT that could have been titled: Why university art museums are so important.
- Julia Halperin takes to Artinfo to tell a marvelous story about how the Warhol Foundation and Troy, NY’s Sanctuary for Independent Media pushed back against a threat to speech.
- On this week’s Modern Art Notes Podcast: J. Paul Getty Museum curator Christine Sciacca talks about her terrific early-14thC-Florence exhibition and Petra Giloy-Hirtz discusses her new monograph of Hassel Smith. Download the show, subscribe on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher, RSS. See images of works discussed on the program.
Art-focused Journalism by Tyler Green
Tyler Green Modern Art Notes
February 4, 2013, 8:24 am