An anthropomorphic stele from the Arabian Peninsula from the 4th millennium BC. Roads of Arabia: Archeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, at the Freer Sackler in Washington, D.C. On view through September 2013. (Image courtesy of the National Museum, Riyadh.)
HAPPY TURKEY DAY, FOLKS!
- L.A.: Lost Line, Contemporary Art From the Collection, at LACMA. Opens Sunday, in Mid-City.
- L.A.: Disoriented Orientation/Oriented Disorientation, at Wharton + Espinosa. Through January 4, at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood.
- East Lansing, Mich.: The Eli and Edythe Broad Museum at Michigan State University is now open.
- Raleigh: Art Without Artists, at the Gregg Museum of Art and Design at North Carolina State University. Through December 20. (This looks all kinds of interesting.)
- NYC: The Art of Scent, 1889-2012, at the Museum of Art and Design. Through February 24, in Midtown.
- NYC: No Longer Art: Salvage Art Institute, at the Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery at Columbia University. Through December 20th, in Morningside Heights. (If I could go to one show and one show only in NYC right now, this would be it.)
- NYC: Thornton Dial: Viewpoint of the Foundry Man, at Andrew Edlin. Through December 29, in Chelsea.
- NYC: Split Seven: Abe Lincoln Jr. vs. Robbie Busch, at Mighty Tanaka. Through December 7, in Dumbo.