Posts Tagged ‘Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery’

Top 10 Local Photography Exhibits of 2012

Maybe it’s the national malaise, or maybe it’s just coincidence, but many of the finest photographic exhibits in Washington in 2012 have been meditations on loss—the Holocaust, extinct empires, far-away wars, hardscrabble young adulthoods, urban ruins and funerary rites.
Here’s one critic’s choice of the 10 best photographic exhibits of the year. Four of the 10 [...]

ToDo ToDay: Gary Snyder and Monday Night Drinking

“Traces of Memory: A Contemporary Look at the Jewish Past in Poland” is the product of 12 years spent documenting Galicia, a once-thriving region on the border of Poland and Ukraine whose population was destroyed in the Holocaust. The exhibit, which draws from the findings of late British photojournalist Chris Schwarz and University of Birmingham [...]

Reviewed: “Traces of Memory” at the Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery

In “Traces of Memory,” a photographer and a historian collaborate on an elegy to a once-thriving Jewish community and its destruction during the Holocaust. The late British photojournalist Chris Schwarz and professor Jonathan Weber of the University of Birmingham spent 12 years documenting Galicia, a region on the border of Poland and Ukraine. The exhibit, [...]

Reviewed: “Blueprints” at the Jewish Community Center

The use of the cyanotype—better known as the blueprint—dates back almost to photography’s birth, when it was used for cameraless botanical contact prints. The collaborative team of Susan Weil, an artist who got her start in the Abstract Expressionist days of the 1950s, and Jose Betancourt, an Alabama-based art professor, is the latest to revive [...]

Reviewed: Kindra Crick and Carolyn Bernstein at the D.C. Jewish Community Center

Both Kindra Crick and Carolyn Bernstein, jointly showing at the D.C. Jewish Community Center’s Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery, operate at the intersection of art and science. For Crick, there’s an intriguing element of genetics-is-destiny to her approach—her grandfather was Francis Crick, the Nobel Prize-winning biologist and neuroscientist, and her grandmother was Odile Crick, a painter. [...]