1. Chester Arnold: Accumulation and Dispersal

    As evidence of an artistic ambition and moral commitment to the human experiment, these paintings celebrate living and art-making and accumulating in a most visible and accessible way while juxtaposing the complexity, ingenuity, and wastefulness of modern civilization.

    Chester Arnold, Accumulation (detail), 1998. Oil on linen. 66 x 80 in.

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  2. Kitty Klaidman: Beneath the Surface
    Recent mixed media paintings by Washington, D.C., artist Kitty Klaidman. In these paintings, richly colored acrylic pigment is applied on wood panels covered with molding paste that has been incised with organic patterns. They are then highly glazed. The overall effect is to make explicit the subtle rhythms and tensions in seemingly static natural settings. …more

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  3. Washington Art Matters 1940s–1980s
    This exhibition tells the history of Washington art from the 1940s through the 1980s. Some 80 artists were selected to represent what was best of Washington art over five decades. This documentation is based upon the book 'Washington Art Matters, Art Life in the Capital: 1940-1990', written by Jean Lawler Cohen, Elizabeth Tebow, Sidney Lawrence, and Benjamin …more

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  4. Gallery Talk: Accumulation and Dispersal with artist Chester Arnold
    June 15, 5 p.m.
    American University Museum
    Admission is free
    Join Chester Arnold in a gallery talk about his exhibition Chester Arnold: Accumulation and Dispersal, on display through August 11.

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  5. 2013 Summer Artists' Reception
    June 15, 6 – 9 p.m.
    American University Museum
    Admission is free
    Join artists and curators for the 2013 summer Artists' Reception from 6-9 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The night will include a gallery talk by Chester Arnold at 5 p.m.

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