The BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART recently unveiled its newly renovated American Wing in conjunction with the museum’s 100th anniversary. More than 800 works explore the international side of American art, as well as Baltimore’s important role in the art world. Highlights include masterpieces by Georgia O’Keeffe and decorative stained glass by Louis Comfort Tiffany.
The first museum show by this DC photographer documents the restoration of the Washington Monument and National Cathedral after they suffered damage during the 2011 earthquake. Large-scale images captured from dizzying heights give viewers at the NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM a unique perspective as they examine these historic buildings and their beauty.
Eight prints and drawings on display at the BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART depict the consequences of actions—for instance, crinkle, spin, pluck, wrap, spit, shuffle, wriggle and squash. Rather than interpreting the action, the eight artists who created these pieces let the object or action speak for itself in their work.
Innovations in technology have created new avenues for communication and expression. This exhibition at the SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM focuses on key moments from history that have shaped the use of technology in art. The 44 objects on display include videos, installations and video games made from 1941 to 2013.