Posts Tagged ‘Sam Gilliam’

Sixty Years Worth of Art League Instructors Show Their Work

A dog-and-pony show doesn't do justice to the importance of the art school.

What Should Go in the Corcoran Legacy Gallery?

Heaven help the curator who’s asked to assemble works for the post-mortem gallery of the soon-to-be Corcoran Contemporary, National Gallery of Art. If a plan is approved for the Corcoran to be absorbed by the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University, the institution’s Beaux-Arts building will contain something called the “Corcoran Legacy” gallery, [...]

Vitamin A: Fred Folsom’s “Last Call”

In which one of our art critics highlights a favorite work on view in a local gallery
"The Constant Artist" captures the lives, words, and product of several prominent D.C. artists from various points across decades. Photographs and interviews are the work of Paul Feinberg, and the paintings on the wall are the works of his [...]

Helen Frankenthaler Dies at 83

From the New York Times comes the news that Helen Frankenthaler has died. The New York painter will be remembered for a diverse career, but here in Washington, she ought to be known for inspiring one of the most productive periods in the city's art history.
In the early 1950s, as Grace Glueck's obituary recounts, Frankenthaler [...]