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Saturday, July 9, 2011
PAST: ART: These Three Exhibits at the Corcoran leave SUN, August 14th - Open late THURS 11th, Free SAT, August 13th $10 /$8 otherwise
Three exhibitions are leaving the Corcoran this Sunday!
$10 otherwise, $8 for students and seniors, free for members
Note that the Corcoran is also open until 9:00pm this Thursday night and there is a free art Opening at the Corcoran's Gallery 31 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. It'll still cost you $10 if you want to see the shows on view, listed below.
For this project, Danish artist Mads Gamdrup traveled to Egypt, Iceland, Morocco, and the United States and captured 16 spectacular, large-scale color photographs in an attempt to explore the desert as a place of unexpected promise.
View works by artists associated with the Washington Color School and their contemporaries. The exhibition reveals the artistic innovations and individual approaches that shaped new directions in abstract painting and sculpture from the 1950s through the late 1970s.