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Stories for September 2007

Two New Podcasts

September 28, 2007

We have launched two new podcasts this week: an audio podcast, The Prints of Sean Scully, (whose exhibition is on display at the museum until October 8) and our first video podcast on our Lunder Conservation Center. Take a look...


Picture This: Trees!!

September 20, 2007

Black Olive Tree Being Lowered Into the Courtyard (View larger image) Timing is everything. On my way to photograph the installation of Andrea Zittel's work for our upcoming exhibition Celebrating the Lucelia Artist Award, 2001—2006, I stopped off to see...


Benjamin Forgey Lecture This Wednesday

September 18, 2007

I grew up in D.C. and have always been fascinated by the architecture here. Sometimes brilliant, sometimes a muddle, and always written about by Benjamin Forgey in the Washington Post. Forgey kicks off this year's Clarice Smith Distinguished Lectures in...


Lucelia Artist Award Winner, Jessica Stockholder

September 17, 2007

Jessica Stockholder, 2006; Fluorescent light, bicycle rack, plastic waste basket, plastic thermos, red light bulb and fixture with plastic pitcher shade, yellow plastic crates, electric wires, wooden stool and bench, plywood, rubber mat, metal flashing, plastic ties, acrylic and oil...


Night Baseball

September 13, 2007

Top: Morris Kantor, Baseball at Night from SAAM's collection. Middle: my photograph of an Oriole’s game. Bottom: Phillips, Marjorie, Night Baseball, 1951, Oil on canvas, 24 1/4 x 36 in.; 61.595 x 91.44 cm., Gift of the artist 1951 or...