Philip Kennicott is the Art and Architecture Critic of The Washington Post. He has been on staff at the Post since 1999, first as Chief Classical Music Critic, then as Culture Critic. In 2011 he combined art and architecture into a beat that is focused on everything visual in the nation’s capital.
Swiss duo reinvigorates old artistic ideas in a show that is delightful, engaging and often moving.
The magnificent centerpiece to “Sculpture on the Wall” breaks through the Barnes’s fustiness.
If the Smithsonian doesn’t move forward with the Bubble, creative stagnation will be business as usual.
At the Smithsonian’s Baird Auditorium, a new cellist fits right in with the austere Emerson quartet.