Posts Tagged ‘Amber Robles-Gordon’

Local Black Artists Look to Collaborate After Art Basel

"There is strength in numbers. I definitely feel there is a sense of 'let's all support each other.'"

Genius or Gobbledygook? “Real Beauty” at Carroll Square Gallery

Art theory is often inscrutable, and it’s doubly so for abstract painting. That’s why the framing of the “Real Beauty” at Carroll Square Gallery needs to be taken with a grain of salt.
“Abstraction is arguably the truest representation of how the world feels, though by definition it obscures how the world actually appears,” reads the [...]

Anacostia’s Arts Scene Is Growing. Who Should It Be For?

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Anacostia's Arts Scene Is Growing

The art of Amber Robles-Gordon is the art of Anacostia, quite literally.
Robles-Gordon cobbles together sculptures and canvas collages from scraps of paper and fabric she finds in the neighborhood’s trash cans and storefront [...]