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July 24, 2013

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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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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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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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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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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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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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.

Type: Exhibit

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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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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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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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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Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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On Collecting Fine Art: Collecting Sculpture, Glass, & 3-dimensional Art
July 25, 7 p.m.
Abramson Family Recital Hall
Admission is free
Session three of four

On Collecting Fine Art is a series of panel discussions designed to encourage collecting fine art with advice from established Washington area gallery owners who will share their knowledge and expertise. Topics covered in the various …more

Type: Lecture/Speaker

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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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.

Type: Exhibit

Host: American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

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