Luther W. Brady Art Gallery Presents A TIME FOR ACTION: Washington Artists Circa 1989 Group Exhibition

By East City Art Editorial Team on June 18, 2019

Thu, June 13 2019 — Sat, October 5 2019

Image: Ann Purcell, Hopscotch #1, 1978, acrylic on canvas, 36″ x 36.”  Gift of the artist and Berry Campbell Gallery, NY, 2015.
Currently on view through October 5, 2019.

This companion exhibition to the Corcoran exhibition 6.13.89 will exhibit paintings, drawings, and prints from the GW Collection by artists who registered their protest of the volatile cancellation of the exhibition of photographs by Robert Mapplethorpe.  Also included are selected reminiscences of artists who were in Washington, D.C. at the time experiencing the upheaval as it occurred.  Including work by William Christenberry, Georgia Deal, Fred Folsom, Clark V. Fox, Sam Gilliam, Janis Goodman, Tom Green, Andrew Hudson, Lowell Nesbitt, William Newman, Dennis O’Neil, Eric Rudd, Ann Purcell, Joseph Shannon and Franklin White.

Luther W. Brady Art Gallery is located at the Corcoran Flagg Building – Gallery 1 at 500 17th Street NW.