Sunday, June 3, 2012

PAST: ART: Three Exhibits leave this SUN, Jan 13th + More Shows on View thru SUN, Jan 20th & 27th Highlights from! Free

Below is a list of exhibits - Highlights from
on view through January, organized by last day on view
Please click through for more details  
All exhibitions are Free!

Roy Lichtenstein
Through Sunday, January 13th 
In the first major exhibition since Roy Lichtenstein's death in 1997, more than 100 of the artist's greatest paintings from all periods of his career are presented along with a selection of related drawings and sculptures.
National Gallery of Art
East Building
Metro: Judiciary Sq, closest to the East Building

at the Art Museum of the Americas
Presented by Washington Project for the Arts (WPA)
Featuring collaborative, participatory and social practice-based projects by artists from Latin America and the U.S. The show positions artists as architects of change building creative entry points into conversations on broad themes such as environmentalism, social justice, and immigration, while providing poetic and often concrete solutions. Pressing issues presented include illegal dumping, the social stratification of Washington, DC and the ongoing struggle against violence in Mexico.
201 18th St, NW - between C St and Constitution Ave
Metro: Farragut West and walk toward The Mall, about 15 minutes south on 18th

Photograph courtesty Joel Satore from
American West Exhibit
National Geographic Greatest Photographs of the American West: Capturing 125 Years of Majesty, Spirit, and Adventure
From the serenity and awe-inspiring natural beauty of the national parks to the people who have lived and worked this frontier, this exhibit is a powerful and nuanced portrait of the American West captured in over a century of photography.
Metro: Farragut North

Through Sunday, January 20th
W3Fi: Chris Coleman + Laleh Mehran
Artists Chris Coleman and Laleh Mehran transform the Terrace Gallery into an immersive digital installation - using ideas and real-time information gathered from Artisphere visitors and the region at large -  and multiple projections mapped specifically for the space.
Metro: Rosslyn

Photograph from "Desert Air"
Through Sunday, January 27th
Desert Air: Photographs by George Steinmetz
Adventure through the last great class of wilderness left on Earth--extreme deserts. Shot over 15 years, images from George Steinmetz, one of Nat. Geo's top expedition photographers, capture the otherworldly beauty of these remote, inhospitable places.
Metro: Farragut North

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