Karen Sue Smith is the former editorial director of America.

Arts & Culture Art
Karen Sue SmithOctober 31, 2018
For the first time, viewers in the United States can see 193 of Hilma af Klint's earliest abstractions in “Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future,” at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City.
Arts & Culture Art
Karen Sue SmithNovember 29, 2017
While Hockney’s greatness as an artist is an ongoing debate, the popularity of his work is beyond dispute.
Arts & Culture Art
Karen Sue SmithNovember 15, 2017
The Met spent eight years securing 133 drawings plus paintings, sculptures and architectural models from 50 different institutions and individuals in Europe and the United States.
Arts & Culture Books
Karen Sue SmithAugust 17, 2017
Health care is market-driven, yet the health care market is unlike other markets.
Arts & Culture Books
Karen Sue SmithApril 24, 2017
Karen Sue Smith reviews "Bosch & Bruegel" by
Karen Sue SmithNovember 17, 2016
Kerry James Marshall (b. 1955) has a vocation within a vocation.
“James Hunter Black Draftee” by Alice Neel, 1965. (COMMA Foundation, Belgium © The Estate of Alice Neel)
Karen Sue SmithApril 21, 2016
A new museum of contemporary art opens in New York.
The Met Breuer (Photo: Ed Lederman)
Karen Sue SmithMarch 24, 2016
The contemporary focus marks a deep shift, like the moving of tectonic plates under the Metropolitan.
Karen Sue SmithNovember 05, 2014
The artist’s lively, hope-filled cut-outs
Karen Sue SmithSeptember 02, 2014
'Beethoven: The Man Revealed,' by John Suchet