Artist Lenka Clayton gestures candidly while in conversation with interviewer sitting at writing desk with office supplies and materials stacked around.

Artist Lenka Clayton’s attic studio in Polish Hill. Photo: Bryan Conley

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Series

Regular feature series or “columns” to the blog.

  • Art Tracks
Artistic work War Bride

Parties, Marriage, and Provenance

Questions raised about the provenance of an artwork that is the joint property of a married couple.

  • Inside the Museum
People observing artwork at the Forum Gallery at the Carnegie Museum of Art

The Museum, Inside and Out

Lynn Zelevansky considers the litany of issues facing museums today, from weakening financial support to generational differences across audiences.

  • Inside the Museum
Photograph of statue with his head looking down

Obscenity Is in the Eye of the Beholder

How a museum balances concerns for free expression against visitors’ legitimate right to avoid art that they deem offensive.

  • Inside the Museum
Photograph of the Carnegie Museum of Art featuring the water pool

Change Is in Order

It’s a new year, a time for taking stock. It has been almost three years since I started writing Inside the Museum.

  • Inside the Museum
Photograph of the Carnegie Museum of Art featuring the water pool

The Crisis in Detroit

Inside the Museum is Carnegie Museum of Art director Lynn Zelevansky’s blog about the local and global impacts of the museum and the art world.