Summer 2013 Exhibitions: Chester Arnold
Katzen Museum 2nd Floor Exhibition4400 Massachusetts AvenueWashingtonDC20016
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.
Summer 2013 Exhibitions: Kitty Klaidman, Nan Montgomery, Tim Tate, and Raya Bonardchuk
Katzen Museum 1st Floor Exhibition4400 Massachusetts AvenueWashingtonDC20016
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
Summer 2013 Exhibitions: Washington Art Matters 1940s to 1980s
Katzen Museum 3rd Floor Exhibition4400 Massachusetts AvenueWashingtonDC20016
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