Disappointed that the president hasn’t appointed a point person on arts policy? His wife—who’s surprised the art world with her involvement at events like the Met’s American Wing reopening Monday—fills the bill nicely. read the rest at the Daily Beast.
“Memo to President Obama, from the arts world: This is not what we had in mind. During the campaign, candidate Obama raised high hopes among artists and arts institutions: He “got” their importance, even publishing an arts-policy statement. After the election, Quincy Jones fueled expectations