Posts Tagged ‘ Smithsonian ’

University of Hartford Archaeologist Locates Burial Ground For The ‘Anne Frank’ of Lithuania – Hartford Courant

Matilda Olkin’s university photo (University of Hartford)

A team of University of Hartford faculty and students went to Lithuania last summer in search of the burial grounds of Matilda Olkin — a young college student and poet killed by Nazi sympathizers. They found the grave and hope to share Matilda’s story with other students through a documentary.

Source: University of Hartford Archaeologist Locates Burial Ground For The ‘Anne Frank’ of Lithuania – Hartford Courant

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Official Obama Portraits by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald Were Just Unveiled

Left: Barack Obama by Kehinde Wiley (2018) (image © 2018 Kehinde Wiley, courtesy National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution);
Right: Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama by Amy Sherald (2018)
(image courtesy National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution)

Source: Official Obama Portraits by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald Were Just Unveiled

Blue Skies – YouTube

Next Great Depression? MIT researchers predict ‘global economic collapse’ by 2030 / Yahoo! News

Next Great Depression? MIT researchers predict ‘global economic collapse’ by 2030 | The Sideshow – Yahoo! News.

Artist asks to withdraw work from ‘Hide/Seek’ exhibit to protest video removal / The Washington Post

 

Clockwise from top left: A scene from "Fire in My Belly," artist David Wojnarowicz, museum director Martin Sullivan, Rep. John A. Boehner and protesters.

“Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture” Protest

 

This Past Week in Activism: Three Modest Gestures / a year of positive thinking Mira Schor

Teach-in about the raise in tuition fees, National Gallery, London, December 9, 2010

This Past Week in Activism

National Portrait Gallery bows to censors, withdraws Wojnarowicz video on gay love / The Washington Post

National Portrait Gallery withdraws Wojnarowicz video on gay love

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