“Catalyst” Curator on D.C. Art: “We Don’t Compete Here. It’s Sweeter Than That. It’s Stranger Than That.”
To curator J.W. Mahoney, D.C. is all about symbols–and so is much of its art. "I didn’t read The Lost Symbol—I couldn’t do it, it’s just too stupid," he says. "But it was interesting that [author Dan Brown] picked up on that."
At this point we're kind of riffing. But Mahoney's real point is that if [...]