Stories for February 2012

In This Case: Frame of Reference

February 28, 2012

Frames displayed in the Luce Foundation Center What's in a frame? More than a painting, as I discovered after talking to Martin Kotler, frames conservator for the American Art Museum. While standing in front of the newly-installed frames case in...

Picture This: Installing the Kiosks for The Art of Video Games

February 23, 2012

The four games on the ColecoVision kiosk Installation is underway for The Art of Video Games exhibition, which opens in less than a month on March 16. Here you can see the back-lit screen captures from the games on the...

Behind the Scenes: The Moving of a Sculpture

February 22, 2012

John Scott's Thornbush Blues Totem Thornbush Blues Totem by John Scott will be featured in our upcoming exhibition, African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era, and Beyond. In preparation, museum conservators and art handlers moved the eight-foot tall sculpture...

Picture This: What Do Mardi Gras and Printimaking Have in Common?

February 16, 2012

Photo by Bruce Guthrie Dance, stamp, roll, press and print! Join us for a Mardi Gras themed Take 5! jazz concert and printmaking workshop in the Kogod Courtyard, Thursday, February 16th from 5-7 p.m. Get down with zydeco beats from...

New Acquisition: Abstract Landscape by Felrath Hines

February 15, 2012

Felrath Hines's Abstract Landscape When you hear the name Felrath Hines, you may at first say "Who?" but after viewing some of his work, including the recently acquired Abstract Landscape and Radiant, you may ask why you hadn't heard of...