Posts Tagged ‘Submerge’

Never Change, Transformer: Logan Circle’s Tiniest Gallery Toasts to 10 Years of Hard-to-Sell Art

When Transformer marks its 10th anniversary this Friday, some of D.C.’s best artists will be among the revelers. And so will some of its worst.
That’s the way it should be. The art organization’s annual silent art auction has for nearly a decade served as an informal art prom, where artists, dealers, and collectors—with and without gallery [...]

Arts Roundup: Nothing Doing Edition

Almost everything arts-related is closed or canceled today. [Washington City Paper]
Theater J hosts its first show on the Sabbath! [Theater J]
Don't think you can while away the day buying Brazilian records, either: Som is closed [Facebook]
A profile of Submerge founders No Kings Collective [Post]
All you ever wanted to know about hat design at Arena Stage [...]

(e)merge Art Fair Renewed for 2012

Not every artist that applied to exhibit at the (e)merge art fair made the cut, but they did get a consolation prize: Organizers gave each of them a free day pass to the inaugural event. A number of artists told me about the passes, and how much they appreciated the simple gesture.
Art dealers wanted to hear something [...]

All’s Fair in Art Fairs

Last night's (e)merge opening wasn't the only art-fair kickoff party happening in D.C. That fair has spawned a couple of satellites, both of which enjoyed Thursday night opening events and will continue throughout the weekend. But not without some contention: Now, as it happens, the satellites are launching satellites.
The No Kings Collective has launched Submerge, [...]

The Fridge Plans a Shuttle Between (e)merge Art Fair and DIY Events

The timing of this weekend's (e)merge art fair is just right for The Fridge's Alex Goldstein. He says his current Ben Tolman show is among the best exhibits he's run since opening the Fridge in 2009. So he's pleased that, at least for this weekend, D.C. will feel like a major destination for contemporary art.
Unfortunately, Goldstein says, [...]