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  1. An exclusive preview of five new exhibitions awaits museum members, followed by a gallery talk surrounding the work of Mexican-American artist Eduardo Carrillo (1937-1997). Phillip Brookman, Consulting Curator of Photographs at the National Gallery of Art and Kristina P. Gilmore, Associate Curator, Crocker Art Museum will lead a conversation around Carrillo’s works that border on mystical …more

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  2. Printmaking Legacy Project’s™ first national print exhibition, Forward Press: 21st Century Printmaking features ten innovative print artists from across the country who employ the finest examples of hand printed and digital techniques. They explore themes of culture, identity, religion, environment, memory, and art history. Some work in traditional forms, like lithography, intaglio, …more

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  3. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, Kenneth Victor Young (1933-2017) moved to Washington, DC in 1964 where he began to paint abstract forms with washed acrylics on unprimed canvas. Young’s artistic philosophy was to bring order out of chaos. His studies in physics and the natural sciences at Indiana University informed a different imagery—a fusion of brilliant colors. Young's knowledge of form and …more

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  4. Peripheral Visions focuses on the community as well as individuality formed in the first year of the Studio Art MFA Program, showing a group of very different artists working and learning how to grow together. The word peripheral becomes the crux in understanding the show as a collective vision, while also highlighting the distance and boundaries that exist between each individual’s studio …more

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  5. A selection of Broel’s life-sized to monumentally-sized totemic bronze sculptures creates space for reflection and contemplation about what it means to be human, be engaged as an individual within community, and interact intentionally with the natural world. In his series of vertically oriented structures, Broel references tangible and intangible notions that resonate universally: botanical and …more

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  6. Eduardo Carrillo’s (1937-1997) artwork has been described as mystical, realistic, surreal, and visionary. His imagery, whether grounded in the everyday world or infused with magical realism, reflects his relationship to his native California and to his Mexican heritage, as well as to his early religious upbringing and respect for European traditions in art. An inspirational leader who actively …more

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  7. Join curator Susan J. Goldman and the artists of Forward Press: 21st Century Printmaking to learn how their works reinterpret centuries-old printmaking techniques in the digital age. Free and open to all, please RSVP at tinyurl.com/aumuseumkatzen.
    Printmaking Legacy Project’s first national print exhibition, Forward Press: 21st Century Printmaking features ten innovative print artists from …more

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  8. Mix and mingle with artists, curators, and fellow patrons at our Spring opening reception and enjoy five new exhibitions on view: Forward Press 21st Century Printmaking, Peripheral Visions, Testament of the Spirit Paintings by Eduardo Carrillo, Squire Broel, and Kenneth Victor Young Contiuum, presented by the Alper Initiative for Washington Art. Free and open to all, no RSVP required. 

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  9. Printmaking Legacy Project’s™ first national print exhibition, Forward Press: 21st Century Printmaking features ten innovative print artists from across the country who employ the finest examples of hand printed and digital techniques. They explore themes of culture, identity, religion, environment, memory, and art history. Some work in traditional forms, like lithography, intaglio, …more

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  10. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, Kenneth Victor Young (1933-2017) moved to Washington, DC in 1964 where he began to paint abstract forms with washed acrylics on unprimed canvas. Young’s artistic philosophy was to bring order out of chaos. His studies in physics and the natural sciences at Indiana University informed a different imagery—a fusion of brilliant colors. Young's knowledge of form and …more

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