- Welcome back. While you may have been gone: My September Modern Painters column considers the oil spill and the conceptualist, the Indianapolis Museum of Art announced plans to show the work of a second artist connected to its art consultant arm and The Modern Art Notes Podcast featured Robert Adams, the Klimt drawings survey at the Getty and Hammer “Made in L.A. 2012″ artist Roy Dowell.
- In the Los Angeles Times, Mike Boehm advances a “special meeting” of the MOCA trustees.
- In Artillery magazine, Tulsa Kinney profiles Christopher Knight.
- Ken Johnson reviews the Robert Adams survey at the Yale University Art Gallery. So does Martha Schwendener.
- New Museum deputy director Karen Wong visits Philadelphia, digs Haas & Hahn’s murals there.
- On Bad at Sports, Jeriah Hildwine considers the art of/with the gun. Fun stuff.
- Two especially good art museum Tumblrs you could be enjoying: the Amon Carter, the Albright-Knox.
- Do not miss this wicked-smart response to Clint Eastwood’s silly RNC speech from New York-based SFMOMA Open Source contributor Chris Cobb. I wish I’d thought of it.
- The Walker does the digital space better than its peers, so when it relaunches its blog, take note.
- On MoMA’s Inside/Out blog, Cara Manes details the re-installation of Richard Serra’s holy-effin’-cow Delineator (1974-75). The pictures are amazing. Especially the last one.
- Carolina Miranda and her husband El Celso have been havin’ a ball making and installing and looking at art in Peru. If you haven’t been following C-Monster over the last few weeks, it’s time to catch up.
- Caricatures from the collections of the Archives of American Art? Quite entertaining.
- In the LAT, Liesl Bradner looks at Nayao Hatakeyama and his fascinating exhibition at SFMOMA. [Above: Hatakeyama, Still from Twenty-Four Blasts, 2011.]
- Boston-based culture blog/zine Big Red & Shiny is back.
- This week’s Modern Art Notes Podcast features Ori Gersht, whose Al Miner-curated mid-career survey just opened at the MFA Boston. On the second segment, I inaugurate what will be a regular feature of the next year or so: An update on the Getty’s conservation of Jackson Pollock’s great Mural (1943), which is in the collection of the University of Iowa Museum of Art. Getty Museum paintings conservator Yvonne Szafran joins me. Download the show, subscribe on iTunes, RSS. See images of art discussed on this week’s program. And this is new: If you listen to podcasts via Stitcher, you can find the show there!
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