Articles tagged: Art Review


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Fashioning a Nation shows what America is made of

The National Gallery of Art’s online exhibit Fashioning a Nation is a memorial to the close relationship between two essential facets of culture: history and fashion. Each sketch connects the... Read more

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Art Review: Jack the Bulldog Statue Raises Questions Rather Than School Spirit

It showed up seemingly overnight. None were prepared for its arrival or the terrifying implications that it raised. One simple addition to campus was able to shock Georgetown’s community to... Read more

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How I Got Over: A Journey from the Depths of Trauma

Trauma cuts through lives, tearing them apart and leaving individuals struggling to put the pieces back together. For Washington-based artist Adrienne Gaither, recovery from trauma is like art: both are... Read more

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Deep Dive into Parallel Universe

Parallel Universe, ARTECHOUSE’s most recent exhibit presented in partnership with the Turkish art group Ouchhh, is a hypnotic fusion of art and technology defined by its endless dichotomies. Black and... Read more

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Put it in Print: Hung Liu Honors the Women of China

“Hung Liu in Print,” the latest featured exhibit from the National Museum for Women in the Arts, is pensive, meditative. It displays a number of Hung’s prints and tapestries, all... Read more

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Pickett’s Charge Brings History to Light at the Hirshhorn Museum

Few moments in history carry as much weight in the modern day, and are as widely misunderstood, as the American Civil War. After more than 150 years, the Civil War... Read more

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Oaxaca meets Wisconsin Ave: Luis Pablo at The Phoenix

Boutiques parade up Wisconsin Avenue. Slick acrylic furniture and uninteresting floor-lamps grow up into the windows with looming price tags—reminders of empty wallets. In the window of the Phoenix, one... Read more

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“The Utopian Projects” Combines Fantasy and Post-Stalinist Russia

“The Utopian Projects,” an exhibition which will be on display at the Hirshhorn Museum from Sept. 7 to March 4, is a culmination of works by two of the most... Read more

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Murder at the Renwick: An Exploration of Forensics Pioneer Frances Glessner Lee

A doll hanging from a noose is exactly the sort of image that sends a shiver down the spine — after all “dolls and death” are a pretty unsettling duo... Read more

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“What Absence is Made Of” Proves that Less is More

During a cursory walk around “What Absence is Made Of,” it’s easy to become confused or disoriented by the artwork’s variety of styles.  This is because as the title suggests,... Read more

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Good Things Come in Threes at Touchstone Gallery

At Touchstone Gallery in downtown D.C., three separate collections will be running until Oct. 1. The collections, “About Face: Reversals and Undoings,” “Physiognomy,” and “Ordered Complexities,” are all intricate explorations... Read more

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REVIVAL: A Spectacle of the Unsettling

What does it mean to bring to life the suppressed truths of human nature and force them to the forefront of perception? The effect is unsettling, inspiring. The 16 female... Read more

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Short But Sweet: Art of Legacy Pop-Up Gallery

The old movie theater on Wisconsin and O street sits right in the middle of Georgetown, its recognizable neon sign lighting up the sidewalk below. The space, opened in 1913 as... Read more

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Impressions of Spring

Despite last week’s snow and temperatures in the twenties, spring is finally arriving. What better way to celebrate than traveling to France? At the National Gallery, Jean Renoir and Vincent... Read more