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"Movies at SAAM" Series Continues

July 28, 2016

Continue with us on our summer journey through art history at our Movies at SAAM series.


Q and Art: Viola Frey

July 26, 2016

This post is part of an ongoing series on Eye Level: Q and Art, where American Art's Research department brings you interesting questions and answers about art and artists from our archive. This week: sculptor Viola Frey.


Luce Foundation's 10th Anniversary: Five Questions with PraxisCat

July 19, 2016

This year, the Luce Foundation Center marked the 10th anniversary of our opening. To celebrate, we're throwing a party on July 22 at our Luce Unplugged Community Showcase with musical performances by PraxisCat and Big Hush.


Some Strings Attached: the willful marionette at SAAM

July 15, 2016

SAAM's annual birthday celebration honoring the legacy of media pioneer Nam June Paik—an artist known for his interest in robotics and humanizing technology—featured artists Lilla LoCurto and Bill Outcault. Their work, the three-foot tall the willful marionette was built from 3-D scanned images of a human figure. It addresses what the artists refer to as "the frailty of the human body."


America Now at SAAM

July 14, 2016

On Saturday, July 9, SAAM presented America Now: America Particpates, an opportunity to incorporate creativity with citizen democracy through art, music, storytelling, and service.