Articles tagged smithsonian

26 Apr 2011 // 10:30 AM

Smithsonian box set documents jazz from 1917 to 2003

Jazz can be as intimidating to the newcomer as it is fascinating to the aficionado. The sheer vastness of the music provokes the question: Where

READ more
Jot In ‘Lists’ At the Top of Your ‘To Read’ List

Ranging from suggestive scraps to wildly illustrated sketchbooks, this unusual collection demonstrates that "in the hands of artists, lists can be works of art in and of themselves".

READ more
//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

READ the article