Doug Aitken‘s multimedia architecture takeover Song 1 has landed at—or rather, wrapped itself around—the Hirshhorn. It is glorious. BYT’s enthusiasm was rightfully placed. [Brightest Young Things]

Artini isn’t the only spring thingamabob sourcing inspiration from, well, art. Social Studies dresses models based on paintings, photographs (of sports stars!), and exhibits. [Social Studies DC]

Yesterday in federal news: Stanley Tucci, presently notable for being in The Hunger Gameslobbied for arts funding; President Barack Obama’s likeness is depicted holding a burning Constitution (this painted by, unsurprisingly, a conservative Utah artist). [The Style Blog, The Style Blog]