Stories for January 2010

Remembering Nam June Paik

January 29, 2010

To celebrate the life of Nam June Paik, John G. Hanhardt, Senior Curator for Media Arts, Nam June Paik Media Arts Center, has written a remembrance of the artist on the fourth anniversary of his death. Untitled, from the portfolio...


In Conversation: Nicholas Bell on Karen LaMonte

January 25, 2010

Karen LaMonte's Reclining Dress Impression with Drapery The Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery recently acquired Karen LaMonte’s Reclining Dress Impression with Drapery. LaMonte, a glass artist, went to Prague in 1998 on a Fulbright scholarship to learn how to...


The Best of Ask Joan of Art: William H. Johnson

January 19, 2010

This post is part of an ongoing series here on Eye Level: The Best of Ask Joan of Art. Begun in 1993, Ask Joan of Art is the longest running arts-based electronic reference service in the country. Behind Joan's shield...


Picture This: Lighting the Masters

January 14, 2010

Lighting designer, Scott Rosenfeld puts the finishing touches on Graphic Masters, the final exhibition of our graphic works on paper series. It's opening today (shhhh, it's supposed to open tomorrow but we're giving our Eye Level readers a jump by...


Picture This: Star Trek in Our Kogod Courtyard

January 12, 2010

Star Trek Action in the Kogod Courtyard by Mr. T in DC Our Kogod Courtyard is a great place to meet friends, read a book, or surf the net using our free WiFi. But this Star Trek action figure sighting...