HEMPHILL Presents Steven Cushner at 1700L

By Editorial Team on December 15, 2014
Completed works by the artist. Courtesy of Hemphill Fine Arts.
Completed works by the artist. Courtesy of Hemphill Fine Arts.

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Ongoing through January 31, 2014.

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HEMPHILL announces the project, Steven Cushner at 1700L, ongoing through December 31, 2014.

Steven Cushner expressed his interest in “changing things up”, working outside of his studio, and tackling a canvas larger than his studio could accommodate. So we began a search for a large temporary studio space. In early November, Cushner moved into 1700 L Street NW. He is now at home in the space and has begun work on three large paintings simultaneously. The raw commercial space, formerly a florist shop, has windows on two sides allowing passersby to view the completed work from both 17th and L Streets.

Creating an effective artwork at a large size is an ambition artists have pursued throughout history. In more than a few cases, the masters of the past established their place in history and our memories through conquering large scale works. We are excited to see what Cushner accomplishes at 1700 L Street.

HEMPHILL invites you to drop by to take a look at the paintings and share your images on:

  • Instagram @hemphillfinearts with the hashtag #CUSHNER
  • Twitter @hemphillfineart with the hashtag #CUSHNER
  • Facebook @HEMPHILL

This project is supported in part by The Lenkin Company, Lenore Winters Studio, and Craig Veta.

Viewing Hours:
24/7 through January 31, 2015.

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