I was greatly surprised by Tyler Green’s recent blog post “The Baltimore Museum of Art’s shameful rentals” in which Green strongly criticizes the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) for sending its “best works” to other museums and charging exhibition loan fees.
You might think that the title of the exhibition — “Time Capsule Age 13 to 21: The Contemporary Art Collection of Jason Rubell” — can’t be right, that a collection of contemporary art featuring artists like Keith Haring, Jenny Holzer, Sol LeWitt and Francesco Clemente couldn’t have been compiled by a kid between the ages of 13 and 21, but that’s exactly what this exhibition is.
What have people told me about Jeff Sonhouse’s enigmatic painting? Here are a few of the observations and interpretations. Some complement each other and some contradict. There is no one right way to think of this or any artwork.
By Juline The kids’ eyes widened as the dancers leaped into the air. On Sunday, April 18, nearly 500 people enjoyed a free Family Day at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. We had a slew of wonderful performers including the Duke Chinese Dance Troupe, the Duke Chinese [...]
By Juline Have you tried out the “Free Speech Booth” at the Nasher Museum? If not, you really should next time you are here. It’s a really fun way to talk back to the museum and tell museum staff and others what you think about the exhibition, “Lines of Attack: [...]
By Juline Overheard one recent day in the galleries, one medical student to another: “I cannot overemphasize how big his sideburns are.” For the fourth year, Duke first-year medical students in the practice course have come to the Nasher Museum to hone their visual perception and communication skills. The program [...]