Posts Tagged ‘ben tolman’

Pussy Riot and Pixellation in a Parallel World: Ben Tolman’s “Fiction” at the Fridge

Upon viewing Ben Tolman’s tightly compact, illustrative drawings, words like "meticulous" and "methodical" spring to mind. Fastidious details, like the alternating textures of tents against a sullied patch of terrain in Camp or the careful fidelity rendered to the backhoe loader in Hole, are emblematic of the D.C. artist’s style and apparent to viewers who have followed [...]

Corcoran Grads Must Pay Alumni Association Dues to Be Considered for Alumni Exhibition

For the most part, the requirements for the Corcoran College of Art & Design's 2009 All-Alumni Exhibition seemed reasonable to Chris Combs. You had to be an alum, obviously, you could submit work from only the last three years, and you had to be a current member of the school's alumni association. Combs, who graduated [...]