Posts Tagged ‘jasper johns’

This Week in WCP Arts: The Dance Exchange Goes to the Mountain, Jasper Johns, Oddisee

Amanda Abrams leads this week's arts section: For her story, she embedded with the Dance Exchange during its 500-mile walk to the site of a removed mountain in West Virginia. Out of that journey, the troupe plans to create a piece called "How to Lose a Mountain." Jeffry Cudlin reviews "Jasper Johns: Variations on a Theme," [...]

Reviewed: Luis Silva’s “A Fox’s Tale”

Luis Silva seems to be cycling through the cultural artifacts of contemporary childhood. The last time he showed at G Fine Art was in 2006 with a show called "Little Monsters," which featured a variety of “soft sculpture”—stuffed animals that straddled fantasy and nightmare. The exhibition took in a host of visual influence—Jim Henson, anime—and [...]

What Happened in Washington

A few weeks ago, "Happenings: New York, 1958-1963" opened at one of Pace Gallery's 25th Street locations in lower Manhattan. It's an exhibition of photographs, objects, and film from the various "happenings" created by the art faculty of Rutgers University and artists living in downtown New York during that period: Red Grooms, Lucas Samaras, Jim Dine, [...]

Arts Roundup: Wonky Edition

Lots of fanfare planned for the Discovery space shuttle's touchdown at the Air and Space Museum. [Post]
How to upend the problematic way(s) in which playwrights get their new work to theaters. Warning: high wonk factor. [Gwydion Suilebhan]
Robert Bettmann on expanding District support of the arts. [Huffington Post]
Jasper Johns in the hizzzaaaay. [Post]
Big Freedia's show at [...]

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