east city art reviews

By Claudia Rousseau, Ph.D. on January 14, 2020

East City Art Reviews—Looking In: Edward Hopper’s Hotel Interior Views

Edward Hopper and the American Hotel is a major exhibition of paintings, watercolors, prints and never before exhibited drawings at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond. With a focus on Hopper’s representations of hotel interiors, it includes works that show Hopper’s extensive influence in this genre. Hopper’s works were designed to encourage the viewer to look in—even in cases where they’d rather not.

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By Phil Hutinet on April 22, 2019

East City Art Reviews— Rushern Baker IV: Post-World at HEMPHILL Fine Arts

A series of mixed-media paintings by Rushern Baker IV on view at HEMPHILL Fine Arts is inspired by the artist’s consternation at our nation’s current social and political crises. In Post-World, Baker has created a series of destruction landscapes centered on the idea of death and rebirth offering the viewer a glimmer of hope for the future.

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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 August 14, 2014

East City Art Reviews: Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence at the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum

Eric Hope reviews the work of South African art collective Ubuhle at the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum. Exhibition extended to January 4, 2015.

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By Eric Hope on February 13, 2014

East City Art Reviews: Man on Man at doris-mae

Eric Hope previews Man on Man group exhibition at doris-mae

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By Eric Hope on June 11, 2013

East City Art Reviews: Conversations at Brookland’s Selman Gallery

Eric Hope explores Brookland’s Selman Gallery and its latest exhibition “Conversations” by artist duo Malone and Ceppetelli.

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