Modern Art and the Esteem Machine

Eliminating the modern-art tariff made it much more feasible for American galleries to exhibit and sell contemporary European painting. Most of the works in Stieglitz’s Picasso show at 291, for example, were drawings, because they were assessed at a lower value than paintings. It was too expensive to bring paintings over from Europe. Quinn wasn’t … Read more

Moms Demand Action leader collects books for kids | news

In the office of My Family Labette, Sherri Spare, a volunteer with Moms Demand Action, stood beside the table with boxes of books below it and stacked on top, and each box labeled for age groups, from babies, to toddlers, to preschool. “This is great,” My Family Labette resource specialist Melanie Chappel said as she … Read more