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By Claudia Rousseau, Ph.D. on November 30, 2021

East City Art Reviews—Alma W. Thomas Everything is Beautiful at The Phillips Collection

Coinciding with its centennial anniversary, the Phillips Collection is hosting a retrospective of paintings by Alma W. Thomas. The show is fully contextualized with archival materials and objects.

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By Eric Celarier on November 2, 2021

East City Art Reviews—Wayson R. Jones In Shades

In Wayson R. Jones’ current exhibit In Shades at Portico Gallery, the artist documents the most recent chapters in his study of value. There is something fundamental about black and white media, making it especially appropriate for describing foundational truths.

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By Claudia Rousseau, Ph.D. on October 26, 2021

East City Art Note—Maryanne Pollock Rebirth the Earth

Without a doubt, the most interesting and arresting painting in the current solo exhibit of recent work by Maryanne Pollock is her Rebirth the Earth (2021), also the title of the show. Against a black background that appears cosmic, explosions of aqua, blue and white acrylic burst forward, along with translucent orbs that seem to be in a state of formation.

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By Editorial Team on November 30, 2021

McLean Project for the Arts Presents Give and Take: Building Form and Intersectional Painting: Works by Sheila Crider

The exhibitions are on view December 2, 2021 – February 19, 2022

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News Briefs

By Editorial Team on November 30, 2021

Cindy Fletcher-Holden Bladensburg Alive: Building The Future Dedicated

Ernest Maier and the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation (HCDC) are pleased to announce the title of a new multicolor mural painted by Cindy Fletcher-Holden in the Town of Bladensburg. On November 15, 2021, at the ribbon-cutting ceremony Ernest Maier unveiled the title of the mural Bladensburg Alive: Building the Future located at 4602 Annapolis...

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By Editorial Team on November 30, 2021

Arlington County Board Approves Public Art Master Plan (PAMP) Update

The Arlington County Board voted 5 to 0 this month to approve an update to the Public Art Master Plan (PAMP) that will better serve placemaking efforts and improve the quality of public spaces around the County. The update, which is part of the County’s overall Comprehensive Plan, details the...

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By Editorial Team on November 30, 2021

ArtsFairfax awards $100,486 in funding to 12 art organizations through the Arts Ignite Recovery grant

ArtsFairfax announces $100,486 in funding through the Arts Ignite Recovery (AIR) Grant to 12 arts organizations in Fairfax County and the Cities of Fairfax, and Falls Church. ArtsFairfax established the AIR grant program to support arts organizations as they emerge from the Covid mandated shutdown and restart their programming. AIR...

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Calls For Entry

By Editorial Team on November 30, 2021

Call for Entry: Strathmore and Woolly Mammoth Arts & Social Justice Fellowship

Deadline: Sun, 02 January 2022

Strathmore and Woolly Mammoth Arts seek applicants for their fellowship.

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