The Greatest Op-Ed of All: The Dobrzynski-Durston Proposal

The Greatest Op-Ed of All: The Dobrzynski-Durston Proposal

Guest Post by James Pepper Kelly Imagine that a writer named Judith H. Dobrzynski boards a plane. She’s ambivalent about her recent op-ed for the New York Times, “High Culture Goes Hands-On,” in which she mourned the loss of a classic, passive museum experience....

The Art of the Steal Documentary

“The Art of the Steal” chronicles the long and dramatic struggle for control of the Barnes Foundation, a private collection of art valued at more than $25 billion. In 1922, Dr. Albert C. Barnes formed a remarkable educational institution around his...
Episode 221: Heartland

Episode 221: Heartland

http://media.libsyn.com/media/badatsports/Bad_at_Sports_Episode_221-Heartland.mp3 download This week Duncan talks to Charles Esche, Director of the Van Abbemuseum, Kerstin Niemann, Research Curator at the Van Abbemuseum, and Stephanie Smith, Director of Collections...
Episode 193: The Modern Wing part 1 with Lisa Dorin

Episode 193: The Modern Wing part 1 with Lisa Dorin

http://media.libsyn.com/media/badatsports/Bad_at_Sports_Episode_193-The_Modern_Wing_pt_1.mp3 download This week: Duncan and Richard get a sneak preview of the Contemporary Galleries in the new Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago. Lisa Dorin the Assistant...