"Of course the arts commission is going to comply with the fire marshal," a spokeswoman says.
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“As the Ward 8 Councilmember, I am determined to have this eye sore removed once and for all.”
The installation has already been canceled and uncanceled.
"While the Commission does not mean to offend anyone, it would be inconsistent with our mission..."
The installation in a vacant storefront had drawn complaints from neighbors and Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry.
To some residents of Anacostia, Abigail DeVille's artwork just looks like garbage.
With a little gumption, a day off, and a lot of patience for public transportation, it’s possible.
Artist Mia Feuer's planned gas-station installation is officially off. Plans to install the piece, a full-sized replica of a gas station proposed as part of the D.C. Commission on Arts and Humanities' 5x5 series, in the Anacostia River were scrapped last week, with the commission saying it was pursuing other locations for the project. But [...]
Artist Mia Feuer's plan to install a sculpture of a sunken gas station in the Anacostia River has been shelved. The buzzy proposed project first hit a snag yesterday, when a coalition of opponents sent a letter to the arts commission objecting to Feuer's piece. The sculpture, "Antediluvian," was part of the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities' "5x5" exhibition [...]
Walking down Calvert Street NW in Adams Morgan, it’s not too hard to spot the neo-Fauvist contortions of Laurenellen McCann’s favorite mural in the District: “A People Without Murals Is a Demuralized People,” perched prominently on the side of the Kogibow Bakery. Hard to miss, definitely. But even harder to identify. Murals, unfortunately, don't tend to come with [...]