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October 6, 2012

John Cage stands as a uniquely productive and influential figure in relation to American art in the second half of the Twentieth Century. Known primarily a composer, his idiosyncratic diversity and daring as an artist led him into theater, writing, and visual art. John Cage's STEPS: A Composition for a Painting, Selected Watercolors, and Ephemera, includes five enormous watercolor works resulting …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Occupy This!
September 1–October 21
"Occupy This!" combines art, photojournalism, historic documents, and films to consider--in a broad, historic context--the causes, activities, and representation of the Occupy Movement. Includes large collection of work by Facing Change: Documenting America, a non-profit photo collective comprising acclaimed photographers and writers who produce and publish …more

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PLATFORMS: Washington Sculpture Group
September 1–October 21
PLATFORMS is an outdoor sculpture exhibition presented in the Myrtle Berlin Katzen Scupture Garden curated by Jeff Spaulding and featuring the work of Damian Yanessa, Patrick McGowen, Kate Kauffman, Steven Jones, Linda Hesh, Robert Bickey, Greg Braun, and M Frank. In his curator statement, Spaulding poses the following: “Although the …more

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Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski
September 15–October 21
Widely regarded as one of America’s last classic modern painters, Jules Olitski (1922–2007) created brilliant color harmonies and chromatic shifts that became one of the hallmarks of Color Field painting. Olitski enjoyed enormous acclaim in the 1960s and 1970s, and in 1969 he was the first living American artist to be given a …more

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Join the American University Museum and Jeffery Spaulding from the Washington Sculpture Group for a gallery talk on "PLATFORMS".

PLATFORMS is an outdoor sculpture exhibition presented in the Myrtle Berlin Katzen Scupture Garden curated by Jeff Spaulding and featuring the work of Damian Yanessa, Patrick McGowen, Kate Kauffman, Steven Jones, Linda Hesh, Robert Bickey, Greg Braun, and M Frank. In …more

Type: Lecture/Speaker

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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After OCTOBER 6

John Cage stands as a uniquely productive and influential figure in relation to American art in the second half of the Twentieth Century. Known primarily a composer, his idiosyncratic diversity and daring as an artist led him into theater, writing, and visual art. John Cage's STEPS: A Composition for a Painting, Selected Watercolors, and Ephemera, includes five enormous watercolor works resulting …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Occupy This!
September 1–October 21
"Occupy This!" combines art, photojournalism, historic documents, and films to consider--in a broad, historic context--the causes, activities, and representation of the Occupy Movement. Includes large collection of work by Facing Change: Documenting America, a non-profit photo collective comprising acclaimed photographers and writers who produce and publish …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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PLATFORMS: Washington Sculpture Group
September 1–October 21
PLATFORMS is an outdoor sculpture exhibition presented in the Myrtle Berlin Katzen Scupture Garden curated by Jeff Spaulding and featuring the work of Damian Yanessa, Patrick McGowen, Kate Kauffman, Steven Jones, Linda Hesh, Robert Bickey, Greg Braun, and M Frank. In his curator statement, Spaulding poses the following: “Although the …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski
September 15–October 21
Widely regarded as one of America’s last classic modern painters, Jules Olitski (1922–2007) created brilliant color harmonies and chromatic shifts that became one of the hallmarks of Color Field painting. Olitski enjoyed enormous acclaim in the 1960s and 1970s, and in 1969 he was the first living American artist to be given a …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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John Cage stands as a uniquely productive and influential figure in relation to American art in the second half of the Twentieth Century. Known primarily a composer, his idiosyncratic diversity and daring as an artist led him into theater, writing, and visual art. John Cage's STEPS: A Composition for a Painting, Selected Watercolors, and Ephemera, includes five enormous watercolor works resulting …more

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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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