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Entries by Lee Rosenbaum from 12/2010

"Hide/Seek" Gamesmanship: National Portrait Gallery Is Wrong Target

| Posted 12.14.2010 | Arts

Monday's news that the Andy Warhol Foundation may pull the plug on all future support for Smithsonian exhibitions is just the latest example of out-of-proportion responses by defenders of artist David Wojnarowicz's work.

"Don't Ask, Don't Tell": A Useful Policy for the "Hide/Seek" Show at National Portrait Gallery

| Posted 12.21.2010 | Arts

Politicians who know relatively little about art and museums should adhere to the "don't ask" admonition: They should refrain from asking the NPG to take down works that, in professional curators' judgment, belong in the show.