Tag: Art Review

<I>Fashioning a Nation</i> shows what America is made of

Fashioning a Nation shows what America is made of

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05/02/2020

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 present to a literal and figurative thread of the past. Every artist joins to construct carefully a world of exquisitely tailored styles that proliferated during…

<i>How I Got Over</i>: A Journey from the Depths of Trauma

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

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02/16/2018

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 “time based processes.” Her latest collection and first solo exhibition, How I Got Over, visualizes her journey toward recovery in a series of geometric paintings…

Deep Dive into <i>Parallel Universe</i>

Deep Dive into Parallel Universe

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02/16/2018

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 white, dark and light, full and empty, everywhere and nowhere—these are the contradictions that give Parallel Universe its untiring dynamism. The exhibit envelops visitors, wrapping…

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

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

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01/26/2018

“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 of which commemorate and elevate the most frequently ignored figures in Chinese history: women. Using her signature layered style, Hung shows viewers the perseverance and…

Oaxaca meets Wisconsin Ave: Luis Pablo at The Phoenix

Oaxaca meets Wisconsin Ave: Luis Pablo at The Phoenix

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10/30/2017

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 such boutique, wooden carvings from Mexican artist Luis Pablo welcome guests inside where the artist himself is calmly at work. You can feel the pull…

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

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

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10/27/2017

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, the Hirshhorn’s newest exhibit focuses on what isn’t there as opposed to what is. But upon further examination, the exhibit, which will run from Oct….

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