Morning Links: St. Cecilia Edition

saint cecilia Morning Links: St. Cecilia Edition

New York Times critics Ken Johnson, Karen Rosenberg and Roberta Smith pick their favorite three-dimensional objects on view at New York museums. Carrie Stettheimer’s dollhouse at the Museum of the City of the New York makes the list! [NYT]

The Guardian takes a look at an unattributed, 17th-century painting of St. Cecilia at the Dulwich Picture Gallery in London. The gallery’s chief curator suspects a lady artist may be responsible. “I’m sure it will happen one day, I’ll find out who painted it,” he says. “It will probably come from being in Italy, having a good lunch and stumbling in to a church and seeing an altarpiece by the same hand.” [Guardian]

Benjamin Sutton counts down the top Brooklyn exhibitions of 2012. [L Magazine]

New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman recommends that you listen to 89.9 KCRW’s Bach Fest on New Year’s Eve. “Annual ritual for me, even abroad,” he writes. “Pure joy.” [@kimmelman]

The Times Magazine’s 6th Floor blog shares its “Top 10 Top 10 Lists of 2011,” and Tyler Green’s “Art Top 10” makes the list. Wish we had done this. [The 6th Floor]

New York critic Jerry Saltz reflects on being a judge on Bravo’s Work of Art reality television show, quotes Moby-Dick. [Artnet]

LACMA owns fine lobster-bedecked swimwear, from 1949, by Mary Ann DeWeese. [Unframed, via @ashleyllee]

Perhaps inspired by Jay-Z’s “Occupy All Streets” campaign, a street artist named BLANK has proposed a project “to occupy each street in the country with a piece of art.” (His art, for the record.) [MarketWatch]