Piracy on the high seas! The world was enthralled with the intrigue and outcome of the abduction and eventual rescue of the captain of the Maersk Alabama cargo ship off the coast of Somalia last week.
Arlingtonian Rufus Phillips has written a great book on Vietnam that should be on your must read list.
A Trio of Free-For-All Shows My Space on 7th (Now Closed), at Touchstone Gallery (2nd Floor, 406 7th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.) 1460 Wall Mountables at DCAC though August 31 (D.C. Arts Center, 2438 18th Street NW, Washington, D.C. Note: this is a second floor gallery space, with only a […]
‘American Impressionism’ Through Sept. 16, at the Phillips Collection, 1600 21st Street NW, Washington, D.C. Museum Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.; Sunday Noon – 7 p.m. 202-387-2151, or see www.phillipscollection.org.
Oxymoronically, art museums can be incredibly alienating places. Often high strung, tense, even comically pretentious buildings that have more to do with the architect’s ego than the display of art. Whatever happened to that Teutonic edict ‘Form follows function’? Seems when it comes to the task of housing the world’s […]
A listing of new openings, exhibitions and opportunities to show art.
Believe it or not the Redskins’ loss to the Tennessee Titans was not the ugliest spectacle on a football field last weekend. That honor goes to the heinous brawl between the University of Miami and Florida International at the Orange Bowl last Saturday, a melee that saw fists, cleats, helmets […]