Stories for June 2007

The Media Arts, conclusion

June 28, 2007

Still from Douglas Gordon's 24 Hour Psycho The most significant lesson in John Hanhardt's last lecture on new media art concerned historical revisionism. Hanhardt professes that contemporary video artists—the subject of his fourth and final installment—worked with unexpected sources in...

Sculpture as Anything

June 21, 2007

Tom Friedman, Open Black Box, 2006, Black construction paper, 137 in. x 137 in. x 137 in., Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery Ken Johnson raises several good questions in his New York Times piece, where he takes the pulse of current...

Comic Book Newsarama

June 15, 2007

Jog and Chris from the comic book industry magazine Newsarama drove down from Pennsylvania to see our Saul Steinberg exhibition. Take a look at their review. Thanks for coming down guys! If you want to write your own review there's...

Keeping Up With the Joneses

June 14, 2007

Duane Hanson; Woman Eating; 1971; polyester resin, fiberglass, polychromed in oil paint with clothes, table, chair and accessories; 50 x 30 x 55 in., Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment, 2005.22...

Awards for SAAM New Media Projects

June 13, 2007

SAAM New Media projects have just won two MUSE awards from the American Association of Museums. The MUSE awards recognize excellence in the use of media and technology in museums. Our Luce Center Web site and kiosks won gold in...