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September 2014

no. 117 - Ferdinand the Bull
Posted: September 30, 2014 

no. 116 - The Dolls’ Room
Posted: September 23, 2014 

no. 115 - Autobiography
Posted: September 16, 2014 

no. 114 - Mirage (Jammer)
Posted: September 9, 2014 

no. 113 - Black Mountain (II)
Posted: September 2, 2014 

August 2014

no. 112 – Kabal American Zephyr
Posted: August 26, 2014 

no. 111 – The Ancient Incident
Posted: August 19, 2014 

no. 110 – Cutie and the Boxer
Posted: August 12, 2014 

no. 109 – Artist to Artist
Posted: August 05, 2014 

July 2014

no. 108 – Sound Vision
Posted: July 29, 2014 

no. 107 – Haunted by you
Posted: July 22, 2014 

no. 106 – Words & Pictures
Posted: July 15, 2014 

no. 105 – Americanah
Posted: July 08, 2014 

no. 104 – The Art of Location
Posted: July 01, 2014 

June 2014

no. 103 – The Woodmans
Posted: June 24, 2014 

no. 102 – The Museum Guard
Posted: June 17, 2014 

no. 101 – Two Room Apartment
Posted: June 10, 2014 

no. 100 – One Hundred
Posted: June 03, 2014 

May 2014

no. 099 – Sometimes Billie Is All That Holds Me Together
Posted: May 27, 2014 

no. 098 – The Fake Case
Posted: May 20, 2014 

no. 097 – Notion of Family
Posted: May 13, 2014 

 no. 096 – Jazz Age Modernist
Posted: May 06, 2014 

April 2014

no. 095 – The Picnic
Posted: April 29, 2014 

no. 094 – Art of Cool
Posted: April 22, 2014 

no. 093 – Harlem Summer
Posted: April 15, 2014 

no. 092 – By the Skin of Our Teeth
Posted: April 08, 2014 

no. 091 – The Liar
Posted: April 01, 2014 

March 2014

no. 090 – Ghost Train
Posted: March 25, 2014 

no. 089 – Grandma Ruby and me
Posted: March 18, 2014 

no. 088 – Take All the Time You Need
Posted: March 11, 2014 

no. 087 – I Looked and Looked to See What so Terrified You
Posted: March 04, 2014 

February 2014

no. 086 – The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born
Posted: February 25, 2014 

no. 085 – The Octoroon Girl
Posted: February 18, 2014 

no. 084 – Barbecue
Posted: February 11, 2014 

no. 083 – Black Belt
Posted: February 04, 2014 

January 2014

no. 082 – Myself at Work
Posted: January 28, 2014 

no. 081 – Portrait of My Grandmother
Posted: January 21, 2014 

no. 080 – Three Unidentified Men
Posted: January 14, 2014 

no. 079 – Serie Percusión
Posted: January 07, 2014 

Happy New Year 2014

Happy New Year 2014!
Posted: December 29, 2013 

December 2013

no. 078 – Campbell’s Soup / (Tomato)
Posted: December 24, 2013 

no. 076 – Speak, Memory of Dog’s Tail Grass
Posted: December 17, 2013 

no. 076 – Speak, Memory of Butterflies
Posted: December 10, 2013 

no. 075 – They Took Their Dabloid Away
Posted: December 03, 2013 

November 2013

no. 074 – Everything Sings
Posted: November 26, 2013 

no. 073 – Train to Pakistan
Posted: November 19, 2013 

no. 072 – Bronzeville Convenience
Posted: November 12, 2013 

no. 071 – A Season Outside
Posted: November 05, 2013 

October 2013

no. 070 – Scramble for Africa
Posted: October 29, 2013 

no. 069 – Annual Semans Lecture
Posted: October 22, 2013 

no. 068 – A Window, Not A Mirror
Posted: October 15, 2013 

no. 067 – Defining Lines
Posted: October 08, 2013 

no. 066 – Bloodlines
Posted: October 01, 2013 

September 2013

no. 065 – Schoonmaker named Chief Curator
Posted: September 24, 2013

no. 064 – Lines of Control
Posted: September 17, 2013

no. 063 – Crystal Quilt
Posted: September 10, 2013

no. 062 – Woman with a Cat
Posted: September 03, 2013

August 2013

no. 061 – Gabbeh
Posted: August 27, 2013

no. 060 – Point of View
Posted: August 20, 2013

no. 059 – Shangria La
Posted: August 13, 2013

no. 058 – The Harrowing of Hell
Posted: August 6, 2013

July 2013

no. 057 – Happy Birthday
Posted: July 30, 2013

no. 056 – Wild West
Posted: July 23, 2013

no. 055 – Latino/a America
Posted: July 16, 2013

no. 054 – I Is A Long Memoried Woman
Posted: July 9, 2013

no. 053 – The Cinematic Impulse
Posted: July 2, 2013

June 2013

no. 052 – This Land Is Your Land
Posted: June 25, 2013

no. 051 – The Human Position
Posted: June 18, 2013

no. 050 – Mutu at Motorco
Posted: June 11, 2013

no. 049 – Emergency Blanket
Posted: June 04, 2013

May 2013

no. 048 – In A Dream
Posted: May 28, 2013

no. 047 – Launch Day
Posted: May 21, 2013

no. 046 – Eat Cake
Posted: May 14, 2013

no. 045 – Because
Posted: May 07, 2013

April 2013

no. 044 – Suspended Playtime
Posted: April 30, 2013

no. 043 – A Shady Promise
Posted: April 23, 2013

no. 042 – Brew and Glue!
Posted: April 16, 2013

no. 041 – Memento Mori
Posted: April 09, 2013

no. 040 – The End of eating Everything
Posted: April 02, 2013

March 2013

no. 039 – Funkalicious Fruit Field
Posted: March 26, 2013

no. 038 – Felt
Posted: March 19, 2013

no. 037 – Yo Mama
Posted: March 12, 2013

no. 036 – Lovely Six Foota
Posted: March 05, 2013

February 2013

no. 035 – Burk Uzzle
Posted: February 26, 2013

no. 034 – Winter in America
Posted: February 19, 2013

no. 033 – Valentine’s Day Edition
Posted: February 12, 2013

no. 032 – Don’t miss Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters
Posted: February 5, 2013

January 2013

no. 031 – The Spirits of Fauvism
Posted: January 29, 2013

no. 030 – Parlez-Vous Francais?
Posted: January 22, 2013

no. 029 – Celebrating the Past, Charting the Future
Posted: January 15, 2013

no. 028 – Curator Conversation with Karen Levitov
Posted: January 11, 2013

no. 027 – Twickenham Rowing Club
Posted: January 8, 2013

December 2012

no. 026 – Spend the Holidays with Henri Matisse
Posted: December 26, 2012

no. 025 – Get Happy this Holiday at Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters
Posted: December 18, 2012

no. 024 – Member Holiday Event
Posted: December 11, 2012

no. 023 – Last Chance to View Mark Bradford
Posted: December 4, 2012

November 2012

no. 022 – Art with the Experts
Posted: November 27, 2012

no. 021 – Thanksgiving Edition
Posted: November 20, 2012

no. 020 – Learn, Play, Inspire
Posted: November 13, 2012

no. 019 – Free Talk: Matisse and Old Lace
Posted: November 08, 2012

no. 018 – Election Day Edition
Posted: November 06, 2012

October 2012

no. 017 – Spoonflower Contest
Posted: October 30, 2012

no. 016 – The Art of Collecting
Posted: October 23, 2012

no. 015 – Experience Community Here
Posted: October 16, 2012

no. 014 - Soviet Art After Stalin opens
Posted: October 09, 2012

no. 013 – Rothschild Lecture with Kerry James Marshall
Posted: October 05, 2012

no. 012 - State of Wonder closes
Posted: October 02, 2012

September 2012

no. 011 - The uncertain museum closes
Posted: September 25, 2012

no. 010 – Who owns the past?
Posted: September 18, 2012

no. 009 - Eat, Pray, Weave opens Saturday
Posted: September 12, 2012

no. 008 – Curator Conversation with Jason Rubell
Posted: September 04, 2012

August 2012

no. 007 – Back to School Edition
Posted: August 28, 2012

no. 006 - Time Capsule opens Thursday
Posted: August 21, 2012

no. 005 – Untitled Work
Posted: August 14, 2012

no. 004 – Why do you visit museums?
Posted: August 07, 2012

July 2012

no. 003 – State of Wonder at the Nasher Museum
Posted: July 31, 2012

no. 002 – Get Inspired at the Nasher Museum this Summer!
Posted: July 24, 2012

no. 001 – The uncertain museum opens Thursday
Posted: July 17, 2012