Eye Level is the blog of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery. Publishing behind-the-scenes museum stories since 2005.
Saturday, improv comedy group Now This! will be improvising scenes based on Saul Steinberg's New Yorker cartoons. Sunday, New Yorker Cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff talks about Steinberg's early work.
Karoline von Günderode is not a name you'd expect to pop up in modern art—she was a minor German Romantic poet. Her history, however, is fascinating, marked by fatal longing.