Posts Tagged ‘Sidney Thomas’

Why a Sneakerhead Destroyed His Rare Air Jordans

Right now, pairs of last December's limited-edition retro Air Jordan release—the coveted Air Jordan XI "Breds"—are going for more than $300. But local artist and sneakerhead Sidney Thomas hasn't put the pairs he bought on eBay. He destroyed them.
For a series of photographs now on display in two local gallery shows, Thomas captured a masked friend [...]

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 [...]