Posts Tagged ‘ivan pinkava’

The Best Images of 2012

Sometimes one image is enough to carry an exhibit. Here are my picks for the Top 10 images that appeared in photographic exhibits in D.C. in 2012.
1. Frank Hallam Day, ship hull images, Addison/Ripley Gallery
It’s difficult to choose the better of Day’s two photographs of ship hulls in “Waterline,” an exhibit loosely organized around the [...]

ToDo ToDay: Ivan Pinkava! The Faint! Chili Eatin’!

The works of Ivan Pinkava, a prominent Czech photographer, confirm many of the stereotypes Americans have about Eastern European art: It’s intellectually ponderous, and very, very gray. Sometimes, that’s OK. The exhibit is on view 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays to Dec. 16 at the American University Museum, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. [...]

Reviewed: Ivan Pinkava at American University Museum

The works of Ivan Pinkava, a prominent Czech photographer, confirm many of the stereotypes Americans have about Eastern European art: It's intellectually ponderous, and very, very gray.
Photographing people and objects in low-light, nearly bare studios, Pinkava produces images that “resonate at a basic human level, regardless of the viewer’s background.”
Sometimes this approach works – one [...]

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