Posts Tagged ‘eliot elisofon’

The Best Photographic Images of 2013

The best photographic images in D.C. museums and galleries this year offered a memorable confluence of visual elements, engaged in conceptual experimentation, and made clever use of atypical materials and techniques. They were not, in other words, antiquated. But among my five favorites, only one was made in 2013.
The others were from 1947, 1956, 1973, [...]

Reviewed: Eliot Elisofon at the National Museum of African Art

Not long before his death, Eliot Elisofon, a LIFE magazine staff photographer from 1942 to 1964, donated 80,000 of his African photographs, his papers, and 700 pieces of African art to the institution that would become the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art. Now, 40 years after his death, the museum is mounting a retrospective.
The [...]

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 [...]