Feb
02

You know you’ve made it when you’re the subject of a Google Doodle

You know you’ve made it when you’re the subject of a Google Doodle

It’s a long and circuitous route from ancient Rome to the Interwebs, with stops along the way at the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition and the Smithsonian’s American Art Museum. Kick off Black History Month with a closer look at Edmonia Lewis and her most famous sculpture, The Death of Cleopatra. Continue reading You know you’ve made it when you’re the subject of a Google Doodle

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Dec
22

New acquisition for SAAM

New acquisition for SAAM

The American Art Museum recently announced it is acquiring David Smith’s Agricola IV, a ground-breaking sculpture by one of the country’s most important artists. Agricola IV is a major addition to the museum’s presentation of American art in the 20th century. Sculpture Curator Karen Lemmey offers some insight into Smith’s work.
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