Posts Tagged ‘Lauren Gentile’

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 [...]

Is “Mumbo Sauce” Guilty of More Than Swagger-Jacking?

"Pump Me Up" may have recently closed at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, but the show and some of the issues it raised still reverberate. A satellite exhibit on view at a pop-up gallery on H Street NE has fanned the flame wars that "Pump Me Up" sparked.
"Mumbo Sauce," which is showing at 906 H [...]

“Next Generation” Show Abruptly Suspended by DCRA, Quickly Restored by DCRA

Call it a Presidents Day miracle. "Next Generation," a pop-up exhibit mounted new D.C. gallery Contemporary Wing, experienced a minor hiccup this weekend that nearly forced the show to close. But NIMBYism didn't bring the exhibit down.
According to Contemporary Wing gallerist Lauren Gentile, an inspector from the D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs was [...]

“Next Generation” at Contemporary Wing, Reviewed

It didn't even occur to me that there might be a white artist in "Next Generation." Everything about the pitch for the show, the first for Contemporary Wing, suggested it would feature only black artists—to me, anyway. For the show, gallery founder Lauren Gentile asked participants in "30 Americans," the show of black artists [...]

Former Irvine Director Takes Over Irvine Space

Irvine Contemporary has moved on from 14th Street NW—and Contemporary Wing is moving in.
Lauren Gentile, the former director of the Irvine Contemporary gallery, will take over the space that Irvine held from May 2006 until it closed in late August. Gentile's gallery, Contemporary Wing, opens in November.
The decision to stay on 14th Street may come [...]

Irvine Contemporary to Leave 14th Street

Irvine Contemporary will leave its space at 1412 14th St. NW. Martin Irvine & Co. are moving out on August 30 to an undisclosed location. According to Irvine Contemporary Director Lauren Gentile, the gallery has not yet settled on a new space and is considering multiple options.
Irvine will round out its time on 14th Street [...]

Art Basel Miami: It’s the Economy, Stupid

Images from Art Whino's installation
Go to an art event this week and you may notice that the artists, curators and gallery owners you encounter have a sun-kissed glow. They've just returned from Miami's Art Basel, an international art fair where collectors scoop up works by established and up-and-coming artists, curators look for fresh talent, and [...]