Stories for January 2007

Luce Jewelry

January 30, 2007

Back before the holidays we got a question about how jewelry was displayed in the Luce Center. A few of the necklaces hang on forms in cases that provide special temperature and humidity control; everything else is in drawers that...

Joseph Cornell as Maker

January 22, 2007

Explore Joseph Cornell's Wonderland as a QTVR I think Joseph Cornell was one of the original makers: he understood that the manufactured things around us can be disassembled into their component parts and recombined into new things. Our Interact page...

Picture This: David Beck

January 12, 2007

David Beck's MVSEVM Joseph Cornell paved the way for artists like David Beck. Beck was commissioned to create MVSEVM to commemorate the reopening of the Smithsonian American Art Museum in July of this year, and Cornell's influence is apparent: when...


January 9, 2007

Prufbox staged at our Reynolds Center's Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium this past December. The Happenstance Theater returned Prufbox to the stage after a well received run in the first annual Capital Fringe Festival. The encore performance was staged before the...