October 2015

  • Symposium: Shifting Terrain: Mapping a Transnational American Art History

    On October 16th–17th, the Smithsonian American Art Museum will hold the final event in its five-part series: "The Terra Symposia on American Art in a Global Context." This fall's capstone event, "Shifting Terrain: Mapping a Transnational American Art History," speakers will discuss the transformation of the field over the past decade and suggests future directions for scholarship.
    Jeff on October 1, 2015
  • Irving Penn Retrospective: Everything Clicks

    "Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty" is the first museum retrospective of Penn's work in more than twenty years. It opens Friday, October 23 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and runs until March 20, 2016.
  • Luce Artist Talk: Erin Curtis

    The Luce Foundation Center welcomes artist Erin Curtis on Sunday, October 25th, starting at 1 p.m. for our latest Luce Artist Talk.
    Adrienne on October 22, 2015
  • Luce Unplugged: Five Questions (plus one) with Jules Hale

    If you missed our recent Luce Unplugged, you still have a chance to catch one this fall. Next Thursday, November 5th at 6 p.m. Den-Mate will play a Luce Unplugged set. There will also be a pre-show discussion of the artist's favorite Luce artwork.
    Amelia on October 28, 2015
  • From Paris to Brooklyn: Crosscurrents Between Picasso and Smith

    One word that comes to mind when visiting the newly opened exhibition, Crosscurrents: Modern Art from the Sam Rose and Julie Walters Collection, is liberation. It's not just one generation breaking from the one before, it's a sense that the modern twentieth century opened a world never before imagined.