Monday, January 9, 2012

PAST: ART: "30 Americans" features works by African American Artists (Rubell Family Collection) at the Corcoran, Oct 1st - SUN, Feb 12th, $10, $8

30 Americans now on view at the Corcoran - from the Rubell Family Collection
Saturday, October 1st - Sunday, February 12th, 2012
$10 general, $8 seniors 62+/students with valid ID, members/ those under 12, free

Pictured: Kehinde Wiley, Sleep, 2008. Oil on canvas, 132 x 300 inches. Rubell Family Collection, Miami. - Saw this in person and it is really impressive - an incredibly large canvas.

"30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American artists of the last three decades. Provocative and confrontational, this exhibition focuses on issues of racial, sexual, and historical identity in contemporary culture, and explores the powerful influence of artistic legacy and community across generations."

Gallery Hours:

Closed on Monday and Tuesday

Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
10:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday - open late!
10:00am - 9:00pm

500 17th St, NW - near E St
Metro: Farragut West or Farragut North, walk about ten minutes or so down 17th

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