Standout Piece: Billy Friebele’s “U Street Chromatic (for Duke),” a machine and mapping project mildly packaged as a U Street identity piece, contrasting Duke Ellington’s heyday with today. Friebele has created a drum kit that resembles a crude first draft of Short Circuit’s Johnny 5. Mounted on a hacked shopping cart, Friebele has assembled a [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Hamiltonian Gallery’
For an exhibit titled “The Salon of Little Deaths,” this dual-artist show at Hamiltonian Gallery doesn’t include much in the way of orgasm art, though at least in the works of Milana Braslavsky, there’s a not-too-subtle sexuality at play.
Braslavsky’s still-life photographs, which have a painterly cast, feature pears, peaches, tangerines, yellow plums, and nectarines in [...]
Exhibits with local ties, now on view or opening soon at D.C. galleries.
"Here Nor There"
Joshua Wade Smith spent two days walking along the train tracks that connect Baltimore and D.C., then filmed himself walking from the train tracks to Hamiltonian Gallery. His show aims to stir thoughts about how repetition and the mundane “can be [...]
A water main broke earlier this week on the 1300 block of U Street NW, and, unfortunately, it flooded the basement of Hamiltonian Gallery—where Hamiltonian keeps its art inventory. No word yet on the extent of the damage. The gallery is closed for now, but the current exhibition will reopen January 31, and will be [...]
Last night the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities announced its 2011 grant recipients. It's a huge list–well over 100 individuals and organizations received grants across 16 different categories. The categories include:
Kriston Capps leads off this week's arts section with his look at the territorial tensions between D.C.'s commercial galleries and nonprofit art spaces—the former sometimes donate works to the latter for art auctions, but at a cost. Now the galleries are getting organized.
Andrew Noz reviews the latest full-length from D.C. rapper Tabi Bonney, while David [...]
"El Dormitorio" by Eric Scibor-Rylski from "Mexico 2010" at the IDB Cultural Center.
OPENING: "Peep and Strip Show" opens today at the Art League; work by Freya Grand opens tomorrow at Gallery Neptune; "The Fantastical" opens Saturday at Project 4 Gallery.
CLOSING: Work by Margo Humphrey closes tomorrow at the Driskell Center at University of Maryland; work [...]
Anyone who talks about a picture being worth a thousand words can stuff it. For “Call + Response,” Hamiltonian Gallery asked 16 visual artists to create responses to the poetry and prose of 16 writers. In many instances, the words surpass the visuals—as in Christian Howard’s “Spaghetti Western,” in which watching a cowboy flick on [...]