Posts Tagged ‘Heiner Contemporary’

Gallery Owners Trade Traditional Spaces for Pop-Ups and Shares

When Andrea Pollan announced that she was leaving her gallery space, Curator’s Office, at 1515 14th Street NW, she was emphatic that she wasn’t closing it down for good. She’d run the microgallery for nine years before her lease expired in June 2013, but with rising rents putting storefront or smaller spaces on the District’s commercial [...]

Arts Roundup: Famous White Guys Edition

Georgetown's Heiner Contemporary gallery has closed. [Arts Desk]
Wow: Olney Theatre snags Sir Ian McKellen's voice. [Post]
More wows: Sting and Paul Simon to play a benefit for the Duke Ellington school. [Post]
And yeah, Kraftwerk is coming to the 9:30 Club. [BYT]
But will Bill Murray come to town for a Groundhog Day event? Ehhh, probably not. [Huffington Post D.C.]

Heiner Contemporary Closes Gallery in Georgetown

Heiner Contemporary, a Georgetown gallery that opened in 2011, has closed its doors. Art dealer Margaret Heiner is moving her practice to Connecticut.
While Heiner Contemporary is the latest in a number of D.C. art galleries to shut its doors in the last few months, she says her reasons for leaving are personal, not business. Heiner's [...]

D.C.’s Year in Art Galleries: Woof

The news that Civilian Art Projects is closing its 7th Street NW gallery space caps off a year of many memorable exhibits—and too many art galleries passing into memory.
While Civilian director Jayme McLellan is taking her situation in stride, planning a 2014 full of pop-up shows and house salons, hers is not the only gallery [...]

Curator’s Office Leaving 14th Street Gallery Space

Curator's Office, one of D.C.'s premiere contemporary art galleries, is leaving 14th Street NW for a destination to be determined. Andrea Pollan, the art dealer and curator who has maintained Curator's Office for nine years at 1515 14th St. NW, says that her lease ends in June.
Pollan says a real estate services firm is taking [...]

Read Our Best of D.C. Issue!

It's finally here: The one week of the year when we suspend our civic kvetching and tell you what we like. You'll find all sorts of goodies inside this year's Best of D.C. issue, including a whole quarter of the paper dedicated to arts and entertainment. Leading that section are long picks from Marcus J. [...]

Reviewed: Elizabeth Huey at Heiner Contemporary

Elizabeth Huey’s “Polychromatic Projection,” at the newly opened Heiner Contemporary gallery, is aptly titled. The New York artist's paintings are brilliantly colored, frighteningly so—as if a semi-trailer truck carrying Crayolas collided with a semi-trailer truck carrying Cray-Pas—and their color nearly belies the darkness of the artist's "projections," which touch on [...]