(I received an email from the auction house regarding the recent discovery in Ohio of this William H. Johnson painting. I love this kind of unexpected thing, a painting that turns up out of nowhere—collectors [and budding Peggy Cooper Cafritzes], get your checkbooks!).
Announcing a rare opportunity to own an original William H. Johnson painting
Currently, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture has positions available. See descriptions below and send inquiries and requested materials to:
or mail to:
Attn: Human Resources
MAAMC, 830 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Please forward as appropriate to interested parties.
The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History [...]
Mona Lisa ’speaks’
By Toshi MaedaWed May 31, 10:01 AM ET
Suzuki’s work has made contributions to criminal investigations — in one case after he successfully aged a person’s voice by a decade. A recording of the voice was broadcast on television, leading to the apprehension of a suspect.
The team also attempted to recreate Leonardo’s own [...]
A couple months ago Deirdre came home from a lecture by Chris Gilbert as excited as I’d seen her in a long time. He spoke about the possibilities of art functioning as something truly revolutionary, not something concerned with aesthetics and its own history, but something that has the potential to work for real political [...]
This weekend was the Bay to Breakers race in San Francisco, where folks do a footrace while dressing up and doing some outdoor partying.
Apparently some guys thought this was a great opportunity to dress up like Duke lacrosse players and chant “No means yes!” I wish I was joking. I can’t even fathom [...]