GerardM wrote a great blog about my new Wikipedian-in-Residency at the Archives of American Art. We both love Patti Smith, so, thank you Gerard for speaking so highly of my new opportunity and Ms. Smith!
How will I be using my $10,000? Either as down payment on a vintage muscle car, or something related to the arts …
Here’s the complete list for 2011-12:
Dance Cynthia Pratt
Literature Chris Forhan Lou Harry Norbert Krapf Bonnie Maurer James Powell
Music Timothy Brickley Tom Duncan Heaven Fan James Spinazzola John Wetherill Brenda Williams
Visual Art Chris Bowman Darlene Delbecq Susan Watt Gradev Greg Hull Josh Johnson Harold Mailand Lori Miles Dane Sauer Paul Siebenthal LaShawnda Crowe Storm
Theatre Mark Geotzinger Jennifer Johansen Rob Koharchik Diane Kondrat Bonnie Mill David Orr Matthew Roland Benjamin Tebbe Diane Timmerman Milicent Wright
Arts Administrator Pete BrownEiteljorg Museum Kevin HarmonIndianapolis Art Center Elise KushiganClowes Memorial Hall Joel MarkusIndiana Repertory Theatre Richard McCoyIndianapolis Museum of Art Joanna TaftHarrison Center for the Arts Ophelia WellingtonFreetown Village Meg WilliamsIndianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Cool to see the folks from O’Reilly Radar checking out the Ignite Smithsonian conference. The question remains, though: Can a dude holding a microphone and talk about museum infront of a 19th century photo of the Smithsonian be bitchen’? The answer, of course, is yes.
Tyler Green Weighs in the Removal of Figure in a Painting at MIA
No matter where you stand on this issue, I appreciate the fact that an arts journalists is taking a careful look at an art conservation issue that was promoted on the Minneapolis Institute of Arts Blog, “Bubble Up.”