Sunday, January 1, 2012

PAST: ART: Exhibitions on view in NE and SE DC from FRI, July 13th - SUN, Sept 30th - Guest Post from East City Art

Guest Post from East City Art
New Exhibitions On View
Outdoor Exhibitions

New Art Installation by Patrick McDonough in Marvin Gaye Park in NE
On view Saturday, July 14th - Sunday, September 30th 
The Washington Project for the Arts (WPA) collaborated with Patrick McDonough to complete a series of awning studies. McDonough created a similar project in 2011 in Trinidad along Florida Ave, NE commissioned by Conner Contemporary Art. 
Marvin Gaye Park
6201 Banks Place, NE
Metro: See metro for best access

Albus Cavus- CITIFIED - Panels from the Smithsonian Folk Life Festival on display!
On view Friday, July 13th - Sunday, September 30th
The artist collective recently completed a series of panels for the Smithsonian Folk Life Festival
that challenged the notion that folk art is primarily a product of rural life and can be found in
urban areas like Anacostia.
The CITIFIED public art piece
13th and W St, SE, northwest corner 
Metro: See metro for best access

Gallery Exhibitions

Annual East of the River Exhibition on view at Honfleur Gallery
On view Friday, July 13th - Saturday, September 8th
Now in its sixth year, the group show features the work of artists who either work or live East of the River. The multimedia exhibition features sculpture, digital media, photography and painting.  A steel drum band will also add to the festive occasion. 
Honfleur Gallery 
1241 Good Hope Rd, SE
Metro: Anacostia and walk or take the Circulator bus closer

Gabriela Bulisova’s Inside Outside on view at The Gallery at Vivid Solutions
On view Friday, July 13th - Friday, September 28th
More than just an exhibition, Gabriela Bulisova’s Inside Outside forces the viewer to experience the human toll of incarceration.  Bulisova’s photographs transcend statistics and policies to present a qualitative narrative of returned citizens’ struggle for redemption. To read an in-depth interview with Gabriela Bulisova by East City Art’s Eric Hope, click here.
The Gallery at Vivid Solutions 
2208 Martin Luther King Ave, SE
Metro: Anacostia and walk or take the Circulator bus closer

Phil Hutinet is the Editor-in-Chief of East City Art. You can get more information about East
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