The Museum of Natural History (from top left): A triceratops, a sarcophagus, a stone figure from Easter Island, and a sacred bull mummy from ancient Egypt

A Day at the Smithsonian

SNAPSHOTS Mini-challenge: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue

Sherry Kappel
May 30, 2019 · 3 min read

Something Old

Something New

“Portrait of Mnonja,” by Mickalene Thomas
The incomparable Toni Morrison, of course, by Robert McCurdy
First Lady Michelle Obama, painted by Amy Sherald; and President Barack Obama, painted by Kehinde Wiley

Something Borrowed…

Dan Flavin’s “monument 4 for those who have been killed in ambush (to P.K. who reminded me about death),” a response to Vietnam
Sculpture by Robert Indiana

And, Duh, Something Blue…


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