Posts Tagged ‘Alan Sonneman’

This Week in CP Arts: The Last Washington Painting, One Man Lord of the Rings, Kingpen Slim

On the cover, Maura Judkis tracks down a painting of a mushroom cloud erupting over Washington, D.C. that went missing for nearly 30 years. Andrew Noz talks to D.C. rapper Kingpen Slim about his cinematic, meditative collaboration with New York's Jim Jones. Leor Galil reviews a new retrospective from the disbanded Carissa's Wierd, a precursor [...]

Have You Seen This Apocalyptic D.C. Painting? Neither Has the Artist

Take a good look at this painting: It's how artist Alan Sonneman once thought our fair city could meet its end. In a serene, blue sky, an atomic bomb mushroom-clouds over the District, visible from the viewpoint of drivers across the Roosevelt Bridge. So simultaneously calm and terrifying, it's no wonder the painting caused a [...]