“Mary Ellen Mark: Girlhood” is due to open at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in January, and “The New Woman Behind the Camera” at the National Gallery of Art in February.
There is only so much you can see through a screen. Going to a museum right now and engaging with the depth and dimensionality of real-life art is a vital escape into beauty.
NPR recently broadcast a story with the alarming headline: “One-Third Of U.S. Museums May Not Survive The Year, Survey Finds.”
At this moment, art in America isn’t transcending anything. It is mired in the same oppressive systems that methodically obstruct and destroy African American lives.
I have been dreading this column. I have been scared and slightly nauseated by the prospect of trying to write about art right now. I’ll forgo the tediously crafted litany […]
Gary Tischler never wrote an inauthentic word in his life, says colleague Ari Post, who adds: “He wrote about Bryce Harper the same way he wrote about Puccini.”
Ari Post was at the National Gallery of Art to see “Degas at the Opéra” on Friday, March 13, the last day the gallery was open to the public for the foreseeable future.
Here are some of the D.C. art museum exhibitions that Georgetown visual arts writer Ari Post is most looking forward to this spring.
“Marcel Duchamp: The Barbara and Aaron Levine Collection,” explores Duchamp’s monumental influence through and past the scope of his era.
Chiura Obata: American Modern Smithsonian American Art Museum Opens Nov. 27 Born in Okayama, Japan, Chiura Obata (1885–1975) immigrated to San Francisco in 1903. In 1942, when World War II […]