More than 30 Washington area museums, galleries, arts organizations and businesses are participating in ColorField remix, the largest celebration of painting ever held in the Washington area.
Per the news release and website, "the event honors the 1950s and 1960s Color Field visual art movement and the Washington Color School, which put Washington, DC on the art world map. ColorField remix includes exhibitions, public art projects, artists' talks, lectures, children's programs, and special events honoring Color Field and Washington Color School painters as well as contemporary artists influenced by those movements. The project was conceived by The Kreeger Museum and is being held in partnership with Cultural Tourism DC, the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the Washington, DC Convention & Tourism Corporation."
Check out all the events, details and exhibitions that will be synchronized across the DC area between April - July 2007. Details here.
Monday, February 26, 2007
Around the Reviewsphere
At ARTifice, Lauren Rice reviews Stanley Lewis at the Katzen. Also at ARTifice, David Waddell reviews the third Maria Friberg exhibition at Conner Contemporary.
At Thinking About Art, JT reviews Colby Caldwell at Hemphill Fine Arts and also reviews Graham Caldwell at G Fine Arts.
At the Washington City Paper, Jeffry Cudlin reviews the Phillips Collection’s current show, Moving Pictures: American Art and Early Film. The CP's photography critic Louis Jacobson also reviews the Sixth Annual International Photography Competition at Bethesda's Fraser Gallery. The CP also has a Kriston Capps review of "5 + 5" at the District of Columbia Jewish Community Center’s Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery. Also at the CP, Dave McKenna profiles High School photographer Fireu Retta.
The Baltimore Sun's art critic Glenn McNatt takes a rare trip outside of Baltimore and also reviews the Phillips Collection's "Moving Pictures: American Art and Early Film."
And The Examiner's Robin Tierney also reviews the Phillips Collection's "Moving Pictures: American Art and Early Film." Robin also delivers a superb profile and review of "Together One Hundred and Eight," at Art Enables’ new location.
In the Gazette newspapers, Dr. Claudia Rousseau reviews Baltimore-based artist Joan Erbe at the Heineman-Myers Gallery in Bethesda.
At Solarize This, Alexandra has a review of Tim Laman at the National Geographic Society.
In the WaPo, Blake Gopnik questions African art in his review of "African Vision: The Walt Disney-Tishman African Art Collection" at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art. The Gopnikmeister also has this to say about the exhibition. Also in the WaPo, art critic Michael O'Sullivan reviews "Girl Power! Girls' Comics From Japan," at the Japan Information and Culture Center.
The Georgetowner's John Blee reviews Marsha Mateyka's group show.
In the Baltimore City Paper Deborah McLeod reviews Maryland Institute College of Art’s retrospective "The Visual Journalism of Jan van Toorn". The BCP also has a byline-less review of Glittering Ruin at Current Gallery.
At the Washington City Paper photography critic Louis Jacobson reviews the Sixth Annual International Photography Competition at Bethesda's Fraser Gallery.
At the Gazette, Dr. Claudia Rousseau reviews Baltimore-based artist Joan Erbe at the Heineman-Myers Gallery in Bethesda.
In the Annapolis Capital, Theresa Winslowprofiles some of the art treasures at The Hammond-Harwood House.
At the Inquirer, Edith Newhall reviews Jina Valentine at the Fleisher/Ollman Gallery and also Jon Poblador at Larry Becker Contemporary Art.
In the Philly City Paper, Shaun Brady reviews Ted Knighton at International House. Also in the PCP, Robin Rice reviews Mark Blavat, Syd Carpenter, Quentin Morris, David Stephens at Art Around Gallery.