The National Gallery’s Evening at the Edge program for November featured hip-hop artist Christylez Bacon, who merged his hip-hop with Indian musician Nistha Raj.
Got to go see a preview of the new Vermeer and contemporaries exhibit at the National Gallery, getting as much time as I wanted without the crowds, so I walked through the exhibit rooms four times, absorbing new details each time. I ended up being most fascinated by three sets of details: the women’s faces, … Continue reading Vermeer
The Spirit of Autumn is a new interactive show at Artechouse.
Pacific Red II, by Larry Bell, was part of the Whitney Biennial.
Yesterday I was lucky to get to go to a social media preview of the updated Freer space. The 18-month renovation concentrated on updating the infrastructure, but there were also many visible improvements, including a new color palette that ties each collection together. While I’ve been in the museum many times and read about Freer, … Continue reading The Updated Freer
Linn Meyer’s work, Our View From Here, covers the inner wall of the second floor of the Hirshhorn, 400 feet long. She drew it with markers during the month of April 2016. The work was designed to be temporary, and is going to be painted over after August 13, 2017. Here’s Linn Meyers in the … Continue reading Our View From Here
Ai Weiwei:Trace at the Hirshhorn is an exhibit about freedom and repression. It features 176 portraits of political prisoners and human rights advocates from thirty countries. More than a million Lego bricks were used to construct the portraits. The portraits are pixelated, similar to the pixelation of low-quality surveillance images. The exhibit was originally designed … Continue reading Ai Weiwei: Trace
Shadow/Casters was a special nighttime event in the courtyard of the Hirshhorn.
The new Artechouse, with an opening exhibit by French artists Adrien M & Claire B.
One week after my first visit, I was lucky to go on an Instameet before the museum opened. With fewer people there, we were each given an opportunity to spend 30 seconds alone in several of the rooms.