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By Guest Author on June 14, 2022

SUSTAIN: Monica Jahan Bose Celebrates a Decade of Storytelling with Saris

By Sarah Tanguy | In June 2012, in collaboration with women from her ancestral village on the remote island of Barobaishdia off Bangladesh’s endangered coast, artist and activist Monica Jahan Bose launched Storytelling with Saris, a cross-generational and women-driven art project that engages not only with words but also with actions to address climate change.

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By Eric Celarier on June 2, 2022

East City Art Reviews—Mary Early Līnea Studies

Mary Early’s exhibition Līnea Studies asks viewers to reconsider the front interior of the Dupont Circle row house that comprises Gallery 2112. The highlight of the show is Early’s sculpture of suspended beeswax rods, Līnea XII, which not only commands interest unto itself, but also opens up many possibilities for the Victorian parlor in which it is placed.

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By Eric Celarier on May 10, 2022

East City Art Reviews— Sarah J. Hull Taxonomy of Evanescence

Taxonomy of Evanescence presents different layers of an artist’s life for us to explore. Emanating from her internal sense of how the world is organized, Sarah Hull reveals her intentions with clarity, while reserving enough latitude for the observer to make personal connections to them.    

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Weekly Events List

Weekly Events List: June 27-July 3 & July 4-10

DC AREA ARTIST TALKS, CLASSES, EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS WEEKS OF JUNE 27-JULY 3 & JULY 4-10

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Opening and Events

By Editorial Team on June 27, 2022

DC Arts Center Presents the 2022 Curatorial Initiative The Fragility of Their Nature

Fri, 01 July 2022 - Sun, 31 July 2022

An opening reception is scheduled for Friday, July 1, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM and an artist talk is scheduled for Thursday, July 7, 6:00 PM.

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By Editorial Team on June 27, 2022

Summer 2022 Exhibitions at Arlington Arts Center: A Journey Not Soon Forgotten & Time Binding by Sarah Hardesty

Sat, 09 July 2022 - Sat, 03 September 2022

An opening reception is scheduled for Saturday, July 9 from 7pm to 9pm | Exhibitions include: A Journey Not Soon Forgotten includes work by nine immigrant or first-generation artists

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By Editorial Team on June 27, 2022

IA&A at Hillyer | Newly Selected Artists: Gabrielle Lajoie-Bergeron, Kate Fitzpatrick, and Kristen Adair

Sat, 02 July 2022 - Sun, 31 July 2022

An opening reception is scheduled for Reception: Friday, July 1 from 6pm to 8pm.

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News Briefs

By Editorial Team on June 28, 2022

11th Street Bridge Park Selects Public Art by Four DC-area Artist Teams

Four DC-area, all-women artist teams to create artworks tied to park’s design principles and values Four commissioned public artworks were announced today by​ the 11th Street Bridge Park​–a partnership between the local non-profit Building Bridges Across the River and the District government–reflecting the park’s design principles and values. In response to over 200...

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By Editorial Team on June 22, 2022

National Gallery of Art Acquires Edvard Munch Anxiety Color Woodcut Print

The National Gallery of Art’s collection of prints by Edvard Munch (1863–1944), with numerous examples assembled by Sarah and Lionel Epstein, is the largest and finest gathering of the artist’s graphic work outside his native Norway. The Epstein Family Foundation, which has donated some 119 prints by Munch since 1990,...

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By Editorial Team on June 22, 2022

National Gallery of Art Acquires Spider in the Garden by M. C. Escher

The National Gallery of Art holds the preeminent public collection of works—31 drawings and 400 prints—outside Europe by M. C. Escher (1898–1972), the master of optical illusion. Thirteen drawings recently given by Michael Schiffman in honor of Rock J. Walker fill chronological gaps, add new subjects, and provide additional context...

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Calls For Entry

By Editorial Team on May 3, 2022

Foundry Gallery 2022 Artists’ Choice Regional Juried Show

Deadline: Thu, 30 June 2022

Foundry seeks artwork for its annual regional juried show from both aspiring and accomplished artists.

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By Editorial Team on June 22, 2022

Call for Artists Bladensburg Branch Library: Bowspirit Figurehead

Deadline: Thu, 30 June 2022

Prince George’s Arts & Humanities Council seeks an original sculpture for the newly constructed Bladensburg Library.

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By Editorial Team on June 22, 2022

Call for Artists: Bladensburg Branch Library Wall Installation

Deadline: Thu, 30 June 2022

Prince George’s Arts & Humanities Council seeks a wall installation for the Bladensburg Branch Library.

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