Posts Tagged ‘David Quammen’

MOCA DC, Home of Nude Paintings and Wild Parties, Leaves Georgetown

MOCA DC, the art gallery known for its erotic art and occasional nude parties, has officially left its space in Georgetown's Canal Square. The move took place two weeks ago, according to gallery owner David Quammen.
The gallery's exit follows several tumultuous years. Quammen received an eviction notice from RB Properties, the owner of the property, [...]

ToDo ToDay: Industrial Art, Kanye West, and Joe Biden-Approved Sandwiches

Industrial materials are not things of great beauty. But what if someone repurposed those materials and created what amounts to an artistic think piece? That’s what sculptor and 2013 TED Fellow Alicia Eggert attempts to do in her installation, “Everything You Are Looking For,” now on view at Artisphere. Read more >>> The exhibit is on view [...]

The Naked Truth: MOCA DC Has Faced Crisis After Crisis, but Its Real Problems Might Be Chronic

Two naked women and a handshake led David Quammen to Georgetown’s MOCA DC gallery. In 2000, Quammen, who at 60 had just begun his career as a figure model, was just kicking off his effort to organize members of his vocation. That’s when he got a call from artist Mark Clark, who needed an order [...]