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Events Hosted by American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

  1. Frank DiPerna  Retrospective is a comprehensive survey of the artist’s photographic work over more than forty years. Comprised of multiple bodies of work beginning in 1974 continuing through today; each project was accomplished through using the most advanced technology of the time -- from black and white to color film to the classic Polaroid SX-70 to the possibility of digital color photography. …more

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  2. Czech artist Katerina Vincourová focuses on the fragile nuances of interpersonal relations and at the same time abstracts such notions into an examination of networks and shifts in time and space. The exhibition Arteria thus becomes a holistic system, a large-scale spatial drawing, rather than a collection of individual art works. Personal is political for Vincourová, who intersects her …more

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  3. Downing’s distinctive geometrically organized canvases, executed during the height of the “Washington Color School,” that glorious moment in American painting born in Washington, DC in the late 1950s and 1960s, constitute a singular and important body of work in twentieth century art. With the perspective of hindsight, Downing’s elegant “circle/dot” compositions are seen to rival those of his …more

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  4. Abel Tilahun, a multidisciplinary artist from Ethiopia, explores universal human experience through the manifold meanings we associate with the human body, its parts, its sustenance, and its loftiest ambitions in Vital Signs. The exhibition reflects the artist’s skill in sculptural installation, video art, painting, and drawing, linked by a common thread of semiotic concerns and an unwavering …more

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  5. Brian Dailey’s multiscreen video installation WORDS is the artist’s investigation into the relationship between language, culture, and national identity and the challenges we face in our efforts to communicate key concepts across linguistic boundaries and national borders in the age of globalization. His virtual Tower of Babel is a contemporary turn on the canonical story explaining the worldwide …more

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  6. Drawing Tools You Can Use with Beverly Ress returns for another 6 week session teaching the fundamentals of drawing representationally!
    The class will be held in the AU Museum Sunday afternoons  on Feb. 4, Feb. 11, Feb. 18, Feb. 27, Feb. 25, March 4 from 2-4 pm. This class offers the same instructions as the Fall and is recommended for new comers.
    $200 for the 6 week session.
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  1. Frank DiPerna  Retrospective is a comprehensive survey of the artist’s photographic work over more than forty years. Comprised of multiple bodies of work beginning in 1974 continuing through today; each project was accomplished through using the most advanced technology of the time -- from black and white to color film to the classic Polaroid SX-70 to the possibility of digital color photography. …more

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  2. Czech artist Katerina Vincourová focuses on the fragile nuances of interpersonal relations and at the same time abstracts such notions into an examination of networks and shifts in time and space. The exhibition Arteria thus becomes a holistic system, a large-scale spatial drawing, rather than a collection of individual art works. Personal is political for Vincourová, who intersects her …more

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  3. Downing’s distinctive geometrically organized canvases, executed during the height of the “Washington Color School,” that glorious moment in American painting born in Washington, DC in the late 1950s and 1960s, constitute a singular and important body of work in twentieth century art. With the perspective of hindsight, Downing’s elegant “circle/dot” compositions are seen to rival those of his …more

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  4. Abel Tilahun, a multidisciplinary artist from Ethiopia, explores universal human experience through the manifold meanings we associate with the human body, its parts, its sustenance, and its loftiest ambitions in Vital Signs. The exhibition reflects the artist’s skill in sculptural installation, video art, painting, and drawing, linked by a common thread of semiotic concerns and an unwavering …more

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  5. Brian Dailey’s multiscreen video installation WORDS is the artist’s investigation into the relationship between language, culture, and national identity and the challenges we face in our efforts to communicate key concepts across linguistic boundaries and national borders in the age of globalization. His virtual Tower of Babel is a contemporary turn on the canonical story explaining the worldwide …more

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  6. Join us for a new class at the Alper Initiative for Washington Art: The Sustainably Clothed Body: Embroidery on Garments For Mending & Embellishment.
    Artist Kate Kretz teaches clothing embroidery and embellishment on Tuesday evenings February 6 – February 27, 6:30–9 pm in the Alper. Cost is $200 for the 4-week class. Materials are provided.
    Registration and more information online: www.tinyurl. …more

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  7. Yoga in the Galleries returns January 31 through July 25, 2018. This Kripalu yoga class, led by certified instructor Eva Blutinger, is held every Wednesday at 10.
    $10 per class, $5 for museum members, free for Associate Level members and above. Cash, check or pay online: www.tinyurl.com/AUMtix Please bring your own mat.

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  8. Frank DiPerna  Retrospective is a comprehensive survey of the artist’s photographic work over more than forty years. Comprised of multiple bodies of work beginning in 1974 continuing through today; each project was accomplished through using the most advanced technology of the time -- from black and white to color film to the classic Polaroid SX-70 to the possibility of digital color photography. …more

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  9. Czech artist Katerina Vincourová focuses on the fragile nuances of interpersonal relations and at the same time abstracts such notions into an examination of networks and shifts in time and space. The exhibition Arteria thus becomes a holistic system, a large-scale spatial drawing, rather than a collection of individual art works. Personal is political for Vincourová, who intersects her …more

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  10. Downing’s distinctive geometrically organized canvases, executed during the height of the “Washington Color School,” that glorious moment in American painting born in Washington, DC in the late 1950s and 1960s, constitute a singular and important body of work in twentieth century art. With the perspective of hindsight, Downing’s elegant “circle/dot” compositions are seen to rival those of his …more

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