“Washington Realism” bills itself, accurately, as an exhibit in which the artists ignore the “glitz and glam” of Washington’s political culture. One could also say that, to a large extent, it ignores Washington, D.C., itself. The 10 artists included in the exhibit were all D.C.-based, but you wouldn’t necessarily know that from the work on [...]
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One of the best D.C. art openings taking place this fall won't be happening in D.C.
"You Are Here: Washington D.C." brings together seven artists for a quick primer on art in the District for New York's Dorian Grey Gallery next month. Featuring work by seven D.C. artists, "You Are Here" is by no means a [...]
Terri Weifenbach is a photographer who specializes in understated woodsy scenes; Trevor Young is a painter whose stark, moody works in oil focus on heavy infrastructure. Aside from being accomplished D.C. artists, they are not the most obvious pairing, but they are showing jointly at Civilian Art Projects. Weifenbach’s newest work continues her interest in [...]
In case you missed it, last week The Washington Post announced Steven Silburg as the winner of its Real Art D.C. contest. It's an honor to be the top dog in any race, but this prize is a little dubious—and not just because of the title, which evokes two reality shows that create more court jesters [...]
Trevor Young is sympathetic. He says he'd want the Secret Service to arrest anyone cruising through D.C. in a stolen box truck. Even if that would-be terrorist happened to be him.
“Thank God it was the Secret Service and not the D.C. cops,” says Young, 34. “They were quite stern with both of us, but they [...]
This Week in Art: Openings, Closings, and Reviews of Trevor Young and “Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing”
OPENINGS: "Transformations," painting and monotypes by Amy Barker-Wilson, opened yesterday at Foundry Gallery; "Classical Realism: New Works," paintings by Teresa Oaxaca, opens today at Art League Gallery; "Curves," artwork based on the human figure, also opens today at Art League Gallery; "Seen Two Ways," paintings by Linda St. Clair and Ruth Ava Lyons, opens Friday [...]
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 [...]