Ecclesiastical and political pragmatism, with a beat
Friday, September 25, 2009
The Elusive "Madame X"
With a new gallery being built for the Met's collection of American paintings, I thought I'd miss John Singer Sargent's wonderful portrait. But the American Wing's curators have "visible storage," so there she was, just hanging out and awaiting her new digs. Remember her, Lindsay? And "Charlie Wilson's War" fans: Did you spot the allusion? Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry