The Power of Art, Right Now
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 […]
Hirshhorn Premieres Marcel Duchamp Documentary
A new documentary about revolutionary 20th-century painter, sculptor and conceptual artist Marcel Duchamp (1887–1968), “Marcel Duchamp: The Art of the Possible,” was premiered at the Hirshhorn Museum on Nov. 23.
Holiday Macabre: ‘The Woman in Black’
The holidays may seem an unlikely time to enjoy a Gothic ghost story. Why relish in horror during the season of light? But there’s something about a bit of the […]
Holiday Arts Preview: Visual Arts
Ari Post • November 20, 2019
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 […]
Kennedy Center Opens the Reach With Parade, Festival (photos)
Overlooking the Potomac River, the new campus is the setting for three matching white concrete-and-glass buildings with more than 130,000 square feet of space for artists and performances.
Summer Arts Preview: Visual Arts
Six D.C. art exhibitions worth a special trip this summer.
LAST CHANCE: Cultural Breakfast This Thursday
At the March 7 Cultural Leadership Breakfast, Jack Rasmussen will talk about the Corcoran Legacy Collection, acquired by the AU Museum following the dissolution of the Corcoran Gallery of Art.
Von Heyl and Scully at the Hirshhorn
Ari Post • December 7, 2018
Throughout Washington and the rest of the world, mainstream exhibitions of contemporary art are evolving toward evermore diverse forms and displays, from interactive digital exhibitions to fully immersive environments. It […]
Master of His Universe, Stan Lee —1922-2018
Stan Lee is dead. Not so the Marvel Universe he created. That, in all of its ubiquitous forms, will be around just about forever, and not just on earth. Somewhere […]
IN THIS D.C. ARTS SYNERGY, ALL PLAYERS MAKE IT HAPPEN Stable really was a stable — for a Nabisco factory, in the days of horse-drawn cookie deliveries. Come next February, […]