Posts Tagged ‘Tim Hetherington’

Top 10 Local Photography Exhibits of 2012

Maybe it’s the national malaise, or maybe it’s just coincidence, but many of the finest photographic exhibits in Washington in 2012 have been meditations on loss—the Holocaust, extinct empires, far-away wars, hardscrabble young adulthoods, urban ruins and funerary rites.
Here’s one critic’s choice of the 10 best photographic exhibits of the year. Four of the 10 [...]

ToDo ToDay: We Are Serenades’ D.C. Ode

This week on Morning Edition, there’s a pretty good chance that sports commentator Frank Deford will kvetch about how the NCAA’s rumored four-team playoff won’t solve all the problems in college sports. But why settle for the three-minute version? And why wait until Wednesday? Tonight Deford discusses his new memoir, Over Time: My Life as [...]

Reviewed: Civil War Photographs and Tim Hetherington at the Corcoran Gallery of Art

The Corcoran Gallery of Art is smart to have paired an exhibit of Civil War photographs with images from the war in Afghanistan: The artistic techniques are far more advanced than they were 150 years ago, but the battlefields they depict are timelessly grim. The Civil War collection is more scattershot—the modest-sized survey includes works [...]