Stories for March 2007

Second Life Meets First Life

March 30, 2007

I was bound and determined to avoid Second Life as long as possible, but it seems just as determined to invade First Life. Slart is the newest front: a critical magazine about Second Life art, it's currently published in-world (as...


In the News: Report on Smithsonian Arts

March 21, 2007

Today, the External Review Committee Report on Smithsonian Arts was made public. The Art Newspaper broke the story yesterday. After the Washington Post covered it today, the Museum pulled together a few thoughts in response: The report is silent on...


Post It: Conserving Furniture Lecture March 20th

March 19, 2007

Julie Heath, the programs coordinator for the Lunder Conservation Center, sent us a heads up about this event. Conserving Furniture: Smithsonian conservator Don Williams discusses furniture conservation and offers practical advice on caring for your own furniture. Tuesday, March 20,...


Springtime for Crafters

March 14, 2007

Beth Cavener Stichter; Olympia; 2006; stoneware, porcelain slip, polyester, and mixed media; Collection of Christine Rémy; Photo: Noel Allum; Courtesy Garth Clark Gallery After a late March snowfall, spring made its glorious debut, tempting this winter homebody to take a...


No Mojitos

March 12, 2007

Armando Reverón (Venezuelan, 1889-1954); Self-Portrait with Dolls, Autorretrato con muñecas; 1948; Charcoal, chalk, and pastel on paper; 25 1/2 x 28 9/16" (64.7 x 72.5 cm); Private collection; © 2007 Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela; Image courtesy of the Museum of...