Tag: Milton Avery

Listen To The Kids

Posted September 5th, 2018
Listen To The Kids

The exhibition Modern Times: American Art 1910-1950 just closed at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. I had been thinking I should go see it since late last spring. I made it on the last day. Good show. Glad to see those works out of the vaults where they normally hide and I am impressed that…

The Middle 4: Walmart and the Business of Art

Posted October 23rd, 2013
The Middle 4: Walmart and the Business of Art

I want to be snarky. I want to be elitist and scorn cultural credibility bought by Walmart money. I am not altogether succeeding. Fact is, the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is pretty damned amazing. It has the best collection of American moderns that I have seen anywhere other than the Boston Museum of…