Posts Tagged ‘Frank Gehry’

Arts Roundup: Pop the Corc Edition

It has come to this: The Corcoran to be dismantled, split up between National Gallery of Art and George Washington University. [Arts Desk, Post, New York Times]
A timeline of the Corcoran's woes [Post]
Tyler Green analyzes the Corc meltdown, saying it's been in the tea leaves since 2008. (Though some would argue it's been longer than [...]

Arts Roundup: Techno-Feudalistic Gulag Edition

Crazy House Republicans propose crazy cuts to Kennedy Center, National Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian, and the National Endowment for the Arts and the Humanities. [WAMU]
Thievery Corporation's Eric Hilton says he won't offer his music on Spotify, calling the streaming music service a "techno-feudalistic gulag." [Huffington Post D.C.]
WaPo editorial board: Just approve Gehry's Eisenhower Memorial [...]

Arts Roundup: Jimi Hendrix Played Here Edition

A great story about the week Jimi Hendrix played a string of dates in Adams Morgan [Post]
D.C.-set shows rack up Emmy nominations [Post]
The U.S. Commission of Fine Arts approves Frank Gehry's Eisenhower Memorial design. [AP via WTOP]
A Capitol Hill gathering place for artists and skateboarders may be wiped off the map. [Express]
Arlington wins a National Endowment for [...]

Arts Roundup: Gehry FTW Edition

The story of The Doors' legendary 1967 show at the Alexandria Roller Rink, aka that time Jim Morrison gave his hometown the finger [Post]
After Frank Gehry debuts some tweaks to the Eisenhower Memorial, the Memorial Commission approves that joint. [Post]
A report from the Frederick Douglass statue unveiling at the Capitol building, where House Minority Leader Nancy [...]

Arts Roundup: Sassy Orbs Edition

Former record-label mogul donates a huge cache of rock interviews to the Library of Congress [Rolling Stone]
The National Women's History Museum names an interim chair and makes other changes following a Huffington Post investigation [Huffington Post]
The National Gallery of Art is a little less white and male than it used to be [Tyler Green]
Rosslyn gets [...]

Arts Roundup: Curtain Raiser Edition

The Eisenhower family still opposes the steel tapestries in Frank Gehry's design for the Eisenhower Memorial [Post]
President and CEO Neal Perle will exit the Washington Performing Arts Society at the end of the 2012-2013 season. [Classical Beat]
Talking with artist Robin Bell about his outdoor projections at the Monseñor Romero Apartments in Mount Pleasant [20kUnderDC]
On the jazz-for-twenty-somethings evangelism [...]

Arts Roundup: Everybody Sweeps Edition

Not Edited in iPhoto: A 1982 photograph of later Apple leader Steve Jobs is now hanging in the National Portrait Gallery, writes Maura Judkis on Arts Post. The image finds Jobs standing above atop the logo of the company he co-founded. You can find it on the first floor of the museum. If you visit it [...]