Posts Tagged ‘Vito Acconci’

Reviewed: “The Serial Portrait” at the National Gallery of Art

In “The Serial Portrait: Photography and Identity in the Last One Hundred Years,” the National Gallery of Art showcases 153 works by 20 artists who "photographed the same subjects—primarily friends, family, and themselves—over the course of days, months, or years." The first half of the exhibition will be overly familiar to anyone who’s seen an [...]

Arts Roundup: Instant Lunch Edition

How to Build a Better Umbrella: Tuesday, it rained. Yesterday, it rained some more. Today, the downpour continues. All this rain got the Phillips Collection' Experiment Station bloggers thinking about a meeting they once had with the Italian artist and designer Vito Acconci, who created something called the Umbruffla, a silken, expansive cocoon that envelops its carrier. [...]