Tag: pt the week in d.c. art

Awkward Scrabble With Local Artists

There is only one horrible way to describe Spirit, Judy Stone's video installation: New Age. Her videos somehow manage to combine mediation with discharging firearms, which sounds a lot like Sean Penn's Oscar speech. Yikes. Until Feb. 27, at...

Jewish Gangsters, And Of Course, More Photographs Of Obama

"Real Machers: Portraits of American Jewish Gangsters," an exhibit of pen-and-ink drawings by graphic artist Pat Hamou, is opening tomorrow at the Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery. Hamou's portraits of the "machers" (Yiddish for "big shot") are hardly threatening...

Three Trippy Exhibits and New Orleans Cocktails

The Connor Contemporary showcases the works of John Kirchner and Brandon Morse in a joint exhibit, "Unknowns" and "This Shape We're In," an exploration of decay and rebirth. Kirchner takes old oil paintings from unknown artists and adds...

Highbrow Hip Hop and Nepalese Child Workers

Exhibition Picks: If you love vintage posters, drop by the National Portrait Gallery's "Ballyhoo! Posters as Portraiture" exhibit before it ends on Feb. 8. Featured works include a Bob Dylan poster from the 60s, a Got Milk? PSA shot...

Roller Derby Girls and Michael J. Fox

Exhibition Picks: Roller derby girls are frightening: They wear torn fishnets, have tattoos and are into feminism. But Cory Oberndorfer makes them look as sweet as ice cream in his Flashpoint exhibition, “Flavor of the Month,” a collection of candy-colored...