The Price of Freedom is a twelve-foot, 1,800 pound bronze created by Greg Wyatt that was completed and installed at Arlington National Cemetery’s Visitors Center in 2010. The monument has been recently moved to an exterior portico while the center is upgraded. It’s been chosen “Photo of the Week” on the cemetery’s website.

Sherry Camhy’s silverpoint Innocence, currently on view in the ASL window, appears in Thea Burns’s The Luminous Trace, Drawing and Writing in Metalpoint. “In her carefully rendered full-length portraits,” writes Burns, “Camhy has explored the soft, atmospheric, essentially painterly gradations of tone that metalpoint can produce even in large-scale images.”

The Institution Builders

What accounts for an institution’s longevity? In New York City, real estate is key. Most histories of the Art Students League credit disaffected art students with the school’s founding, its democratic government, and communal character. This is fitting. Less recognized, however, is the role non-artists played in buying prime lots along Fifty-seventh Street and erecting a building…