Patti Smith Receives French Légion d’Honneur—and More Art News –

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines FROM THE MUSEUM HALLS. Hot on the heels of announcing a $25 million gift for its planned expansion last month, the Tampa Museum of Art in Florida said it has lined up another $5 million for … Read more

Philip Smith Leans Into Psychic Forces in Paintings at Miami’s Primary –

Philip Smith has always seemed the oddball of the “Pictures” generation. In theory, he worked with all the right ingredients: a generic sign system of illustrations resembling those of instruction manuals, a way of painting that ironically highlights mark-making and the medium itself, and compositions that mimic diagrams, charts, and other pedagogical tools . And … Read more