This from Zoe Strauss:

Now, check out this review by Roberta Smith

Just putting out there that I saw Roberta Smith and Jerry Saltz at my show on opening day and I was so star struck that after I spoke to them I had to go in the back and lay down on the cool concrete floor in the gallery. I am a really big Roberta Smith fan.

And on a more local note–

The savior of Fairmount Park’s public art works, Penny Balkin Bach, received an honorary degree from Moore College of Art and Design May 14. That would be Doctor Penny from now on.

Speaking of which, the upcoming Fairmount Park Art Association dedication of Mark di Suvero’s sculpture Iroquois for Philadelphia is Wednesday, June 27, 4 p.m. at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway at Eakins Oval and Spring Garden Street. It’s open to the public. di Suvero will address the members of the organization at the annual meeting that follows. For more information, contact the Fairmount Park Art Association.