A new photographic mural The Studio: a place of uncertainty, ambiguity, where harmony emerges out of disorder, by Carol Brown Goldberg will be on view in the Kreeger Lobby by the museum beginning November 12. Photo by Lee Stalsworth.
Alex Katz: Black and White explores the artist's lifelong interest in stripping color out of his prints, and his attempt to replace sensual pleasure with intellectual design. Design versus color has been an artistic debate that goes back to the Renaissance. Similar to the art of Renaissance Florence, Katz's prints are all about design, and are based on drawing, ideas, and the structure of things.
This exhibition explores the artistic career of pioneering feminist artist Martha Wilson and her work as Founder and Director of Franklin Furnace, a New York based non-profit arts organization that has been supporting avant-garde art since 1976. It is the 4th and final exhibition in Transformer's four-part Do You Know Where Your Art Comes From? series, presented at AU over the past two years, a …more
The next exhibition by the Alper Initiative for Washington art features Melissa Ichiuji. By its role and emotional density, the doll reminds us of the first objects that comforted us in childhood. For Melissa Ichiuji, it helped to renew the creative energies within the family space. The doll, with its suggestive and "rudimentary" shape, gives free rein to everyone’s imagination. Anthropomorphism …more
While Squeak Carnwath is primarily known as a painter, she has worked across many media. This exhibition highlights the unique surfaces and textures that each medium affords, while sharing the artist’s distinct visual language of symbols, phrases, and colors. Works on view in Crazy Paper and Sister Objects span over 30 years of the artist’s exploration in painting, drawing, …more