Covering NY cultural institutions for WSJ. Used to write about lawyers and the environment. Tips, gripes: jennifer.smith@wsj.com

From 'mess' to success: Baffert wins fourth Kentucky Derby

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather and crime news.

UK football notebook: Wildcats' early enrollees glad they took the leap forward

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather and crime news.

Whitney Flings Open Its Doors

wsj.com — If indeed "America is Hard to See," as the titular show at the new Whitney Museum of American Art suggests, the art inside was anything but during the museum's public debut on Friday. By late afternoon nearly 6,000 visitors had streamed through the Whitney's revolving glass doors on Gansevoort Street, with a substantial bump expected after 7 p.m., when pay-as-you-wish hours began.

Where Big Art Meets Luxe Real Estate

wsj.com — Big Art in Chelsea is getting bigger. As the Whitney Museum of American Art opens its new building downtown, some major galleries nearby that set the pace of the contemporary art market are consolidating their positions on the windswept West Side.

Dupree poised to become rare first-round pick from Kentucky

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather and crime news.

Kentucky makes subtle change to interlocking "UK" logo

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather and crime news.

2015-16 Season of ‘Met Museum Presents’ Announced

blogs.wsj.com — Humpty Dumpty had nothing on Adam, the 15th-century marble statue that shattered into hundreds of pieces after its pedestal at the Metropolitan Museum of Art collapsed back in 2002. Returned to public view last fall after a painstaking restoration, the statue by Tullio Lombardo will come to life this summer in a new interactive work by artist Reid Farrington in the museum's Venetian sculpture gallery.

Museum of Biblical Art to Close

wsj.com — The Museum of Biblical Art in Manhattan will close in June, having failed to secure a new space after the sale earlier this year of its current home, the American Bible Society building near Columbus Circle.

Man Fatally Shot After Confrontation With New York City Police

wsj.com — New York City police fatally shot a 24-year-old man during a violent struggle in Manhattan's East Village Saturday afternoon, marking the second police confrontation to end in a death this week, law-enforcement officials said.

Thomas Houseago’s ‘Masks (Pentagon)’ Opens at Rockefeller Plaza

wsj.com — The sculptor Thomas Houseago is known for creating monumental figures whose raw edges-rusted rebar, cracked plaster-reflect his passion for the imperfect. His latest project invites viewers at Rockefeller Plaza to survey Midtown through his artworks' eyes.
More Articles →
May 02, 2015

NYC police officer shot in Queens, rushed to hospital on.wsj.com/1KDp7yH via @WSJ

May 02, 2015

Thousands are welcomed to new downtown digs at opening of Whitney Museum of American Art on.wsj.com/1GDJbgt via @WSJ

May 01, 2015

The best #newwhitney art with a butt in it, according to the Breckman kids, who ditched school to come instagram.com/p/2JegiXnSS2/

Email Jennifer by joining Muck Rack Pro



Are You a Journalist?

Make a Portfolio

Create a free Muck Rack account to customize your profile and upload a portfolio of your best work.


Share This Profile