The Smithers amassed a collection of remarkable breadth and depth, so rather than present a compendium of the whole collection, the exhibition wisely focuses on twelve artists who have much to teach us about creativity and the universal desire to communicate through art.
After the lecture was a tightly coiled media hour. A star was in the building. The star that built the building was in the building. I was stunned by the amount of poetry and humor that emerged inside a handful of minutes.