Betye Saar: Still Tickin’

  Exhibition schedule: De Domijnen, Sittard, The Netherlands, June 28–November 15, 2015; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Arizona, January 30–May 1, 2016. Exhibition catalogue: publication forthcoming. Reviewed by: Jennifer McCabe, PhD student, Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, Arizona State University, jennifer.mccabe@asu.edu.   Scottsdale in the spring is a chaotic convergence of spring training …

NANITCH: Early Photographs of British Columbia from the Langmann Collection

  Exhibition schedule: Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, British Columbia, March 30–June 26, 2016. Exhibition catalogue: NANITCH: Early Photographs of British Columbia from the Langmann Collection. North Vancouver: Presentation House Gallery, 2016. 95 pp.; 41 color illus. Paperback, $20.00 CAD (ISBN: 9780920293980). Reviewed by: M. Elizabeth Boone, Professor of History of Art, Design, and Visual …

Measured Perfection: Hiram Powers’ Greek Slave

  Curated by: Karen Lemmey Exhibition schedule: Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC, July 3, 2015–February 19, 2017. Reviewed by: Jenny Carson, Professor, Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, jcarson@mica.edu.   A fascinating focus exhibition, Measured Perfection: Hiram Powers’ Greek Slave, is currently on view at the Smithsonian …

The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement

  Exhibition schedule: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, February 12–May 24, 2015; Chrysler Museum of Art, June 16–September 6, 2015; Reynolda House Museum of American Art, October 1, 2015–January 3, 2016; The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, January 25–May 9, 2016; Florence Griswold Museum, June 3–September 18, 2016. Exhibition catalogue: Anna O. …

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Art of Jazz: FORM/PERFORMANCE/NOTES

  Exhibition schedule: Harvard Art Museums and the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art, Boston, February 3–May 8, 2016. Reviewed by: Kelsey Gustin, PhD Student, Raymond and Margaret Horowitz Fellow in American Art, Boston University, gustin@bu.edu.   If American modernism had a soundtrack, it would be jazz. A homegrown genre, its music …