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By Miguel Resendiz on November 11, 2019

East City Art Reviews— From the Margins at Gallery 102

From the Margins, on view at Gallery 102, is a response to the recent 30-year anniversary of the Corcoran’s cancellation of a retrospective on Robert Mapplethorpe. The show consists mostly of photographs by queer artists and addresses issues in queer representation, identity, and the act of critique.

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By Phil Hutinet on December 19, 2014

Editorial: Will Artisphere’s Closure Leave Arlington Soulless?

What is the real economic impact to Arlington if the county decides to close Artisphere?

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By Phil Hutinet on December 4, 2014

East City Art Reviews: The “Extinction” of Dacha Culture

Phil Hutinet reviews PLANE WATCHERS at Touchstone Gallery. Estonian photographer Annika Haas visually narrates the demise of dacha culture outside Tallinn.

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By Eric Hope on December 4, 2014

East City Art Reviews: Five Make Art

Eric Hope reviews Five Make Art at Harmony Hall. The group exhibition exhibits a culmination of work by five women at the peak of their artistic careers.

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By Eric Hope on November 17, 2014

East City Reviews: 2014 FotoweekDC Fotobazaar

Eric Hope maneuvers the wilds of Fotobazaar2014 uncovering hidden gems in this Artisphere-like photography expo.

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By Eric Hope on October 8, 2014

East City Art Editorial: NoMa Deserves Engaging, Artist-Driven Public Art

Eric Hope critiques recent NoMa public art installation “Torqued Tensility” for its derivative design on the eve of a new $1.75 million public art selection which could define the neighborhood.

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