Stories for October 2007

Happy Halloween!

October 31, 2007

John Quidor, The Headless Horseman Pursuing Ichabod Crane, 1858, oil, 26 7/8 x 33 7/8 in., Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible in part by the Catherine Walden Myer Endowment, the Julia D. Strong Endowment, and the Director's...

7th Street Shuffle

October 24, 2007

The east facade of the museum, looking north along Seventh Street from the corner at F Street. Hey! What are those people doing? They're walking along Seventh Street in front of the museum. Can they do that? If you've been...

Designing an Exhibition Gallery

October 17, 2007

Jeremiah Gallay, one of SAAM’s exhibition designers, recently installed the show Kindred Spirits: Asher B. Durand and the American Landscape in one of our galleries. He writes on how he chose to design the space. Scale Model of the Gallery...

From A to Z with Andrea Zittel

October 9, 2007

Six of the seven winners of the Lucelia Artist Award have work on view in a special exhibition, Celebrating the Lucelia Artist Award, 2001–2006, on display now. Eye Level caught up with 2005 winner Andrea Zittel while she was at...

Introducing Howard

October 5, 2007

It's the dawn of the new fiscal year (ok, so you're not interested in the ways of the federal government). But in this case it means I get to introduce you to a new addition to our Eye Level team,...