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“Piecing Together the Histories of a Series of Stolen Paintings”

Hospital de la Caridad A post shared by Menachem Wecker (@mwecker) on Dec 21, 2016 at 1:27pm PST My article “Piecing Together the Histories of a Series of Stolen Paintings” appears in Hyperallergic.

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(Sojourners) At the National Gallery, a Family History On Display

Three saints. Della Robbia. A post shared by Menachem Wecker (@mwecker) on Jan 31, 2017 at 7:27am PST My article “At the National Gallery, a Family History On Display” appears in Sojourners magazine. Here’s the lede: At first encounter with the National Gallery of Art’s Della Robbia exhibition in Washington, D.C., viewers must look up, […]

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(NCR) At new Smithsonian African-American history and culture museum, Catholic stories emerge

My article “At new Smithsonian African-American history and culture museum, Catholic stories emerge” appears in National Catholic Reporter.

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(National Review) A Smithsonian Gift Shop Sells Anti-Trump and Pro-Hillary Paper Dolls

My article “A Smithsonian Gift Shop Sells Anti-Trump and Pro-Hillary Paper Dolls” appears in National Review.

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(Playboy) Infiltrating the CIA’s Secret Art Collection

My article “Infiltrating the CIA’s Secret Art Collection” (excerpted here) appears in the Jan./Feb. 2017 issue of Playboy.

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(Smithsonian) You Can Thank Scientists for the National Park System

My article “You Can Thank Scientists for the National Park System” appears in Smithsonian magazine. Here’s the lede: The two volcanic rocks couldn’t be more different at first glance. The hyalo-liparite obsidian could be mistaken for a candy bar with large chocolate chips, while beside it inside the glass case, the geyserite more closely resembles […]

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(National Catholic Reporter) Exhibit charts Brazil’s untrodden historical and religious ground

My article, “Exhibit charts Brazil’s untrodden historical and religious ground,” appears in National Catholic Reporter. Here’s a selection: … Like many of the works that hang in the exhibition’s display cases and on temporary walls, it is colorful and lively. But as visitors meander through the exhibition and take a closer look, the joyful gives […]

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(NCR) An insider and an outsider

My article “An insider and an outsider,” about an exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, appears in National Catholic Reporter.

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(Smithsonian) The Smithsonian Gets Experimental and Field-Tests a New Forum for Bringing Artists to the Public

My article “The Smithsonian Gets Experimental and Field-Tests a New Forum for Bringing Artists to the Public,” about a Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center event, appears in Smithsonian magazine.

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(Smithsonian) There’s a Bunch of Animals at the Zoo this Summer Made Out of Ocean Garbage

My article “There’s a Bunch of Animals at the Zoo this Summer Made Out of Ocean Garbage” appears in Smithsonian magazine.

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