The latest Smithsonian exhibitions showcase Civil War photography, Buddhist figures and Time magazine cover portraits
- By Paul Bisceglio
- Smithsonian magazine, May 2013
(Hirshorn Museum, SI)
Ends May 19, 2013
In the spirit of Marcel Duchamp, who made art out of manufactured objects by framing, signing or simply declaring that they were (a snow shovel, a urinal), the Hirshhorn showcases 19 pieces by 13 more recent avant-gardists who imitate, duplicate or alter mundane things in their work.