Art & Design Magazine


  • Back in Bacne

    Even after years of working at the museum, I never tire of wandering through the permanent collection on the second floor of the Renwick Gallery, taking in the... Read more

    The 18 october 2019 by   Americanart
  • Dialogue with a Canvas

    Oil on canvas  “Well my intimidating big blank canvas; what should we do today?”   “I said it before and I will say it again now— Rod; loosen it up, I don’t... Read more

    The 16 october 2019 by   Rodjonesartist
  • The Wonderful Rediscovery of Lorenzo Lotto

    Wonderful Rediscovery Lorenzo Lotto

    Let me start by highlighting what makes the 'Lorenzo Lotto. Portraits' exhibition such an exceptional project. Firstly, because never before has this subject... Read more

    The 15 october 2019 by   Alejandra
  • The Puck Stops Here: David Levinthal's Hockey Photographs

    It's always a happy surprise to me when the art world combines with the world of sports. And nothing surprised me more than seeing the baseball photographs in... Read more

    The 13 october 2019 by   Americanart
  • The Aftermath of Hurricane María

    News of a hurricane brewing in the Caribbean is always a cause for concern in my household. As a Dominican American, I have many relatives in the Dominican... Read more

    The 11 october 2019 by   Americanart
  • Modern Romance: Viewing Film Noir Through a Different Lens

    David Levinthal, Untitled from the series Modern Romance, 1984, instant color print, Smithsonian American Art Museum Shanti Boyle is an intern with SAAM's... Read more

    The 09 october 2019 by   Americanart
  • Painted Letter

    Oil on Canvas  The lost joy of receiving a written letter from a friend or loved one. One of my aunts was a prodigious letter writer, she would stay up half... Read more

    The 09 october 2019 by   Rodjonesartist
  • Fetish Face

    Fetish Face

    You may remember, a few months back, I posted about the mould I made for the creation of a series of large wall-mounted face mask sculptures. Read more

    The 09 october 2019 by   Waynechisnall
  • How Arthur Jafa Created a Contemporary Guernica

    Last year, SAAM jointly acquired acclaimed filmmaker, artist, and cinematographer Arthur Jafa's Love is the Message, The Message is Death with the... Read more

    The 07 october 2019 by   Americanart
  • Interview with Nick Bostrom

    Interview with Nick Bostrom

    The Swedish philosopher is one of the most influential in the field of superintelligence. He is the director of the Future of Humanity Institute at the... Read more

    The 03 october 2019 by   Alejandra


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