Karen Sue Smith

Art
November 17, 2016
Kerry James Marshall (b. 1955) has a vocation within a vocation.
Art
April 21, 2016
A new museum of contemporary art opens in New York.
Art
March 24, 2016
The contemporary focus marks a deep shift, like the moving of tectonic plates under the Metropolitan.
Art
November 05, 2014
The artist’s lively, hope-filled cut-outs
Books
September 02, 2014
'Beethoven: The Man Revealed,' by John Suchet
Books
May 28, 2014
Justice Sonya Sotomayor's autobiography, 'My Beloved World'
Art
March 28, 2014
The sumptuous colors, dazzling brushwork and sheer drama in the paintings of Anders Zorn (1860-1920) earned the Swedish artist fortune and fame during the Gilded Age. But Zorn’s work and name gradually fell into obscurity outside Sweden. As a result, his brilliant body of work has not been sho
March 18, 2014
As memory of Fukushima dimmed, the antinuclear movement lost some momentum.
Art
February 19, 2014
The Jewishness of Jesus has seldom been rendered more clearly in art than in the crucifixion scenes of Marc Chagall.
Art
November 22, 2013
The Jewishness of Jesus has seldom been rendered more clearly in art than in the crucifixion scenes of Marc Chagall. Of the 31 paintings and 22 works on paper in “Chagall: Love, War and Exile” (on view until Feb. 2, 2014, at the Jewish Museum in New York City), the handful of crucifixion