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A Conversation With Amaranth Ehrenhalt

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.07.2015 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

Regardless of what the curators and "decision-makers" of today's art scene are looking for, Amaranth Ehrenhalt is not waiting for anyone's validation. "I know what I want to do," she said resolutely, "and I'm my own best critic."

Gazelle Emami

Ai Weiwei Vs. China's Power Artists | Gazelle Emami | Posted 09.27.2014 | Arts

Photo by Mark Gong Of everything discussed in an 80-minute interview at Ai Weiwei’s studio on the outskirts of Beijing—including his 81-day...

LOOK: Barbara Kruger's 'Belief+Doubt' At Hirshhorn

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Hirshhorn Museum's Barbara Kruger exhibition, 'Belief+Doubt' is huge. Literally. Earlier this year the museum staged "Song 1," an...

Museum Evacuated After Security Guard Dies

Posted 08.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden was evacuated on Monday afternoon after a security guard reportedly died of a se...

Barbara Kruger Exhibit At Hirshhorn: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 20

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.20.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR MONDAY, AUGUST 20 1. "Belief + Doubt" At Hirshhorn The new Barbara Kruger exhibit opens today. Gigantic, Orwellian messages that have t...

Standing in the Rainbow (And 9 Other Reasons the Smithsonian Makes Me Smile)

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 08.26.2012 | DC
Zoe P. Strassfield

This week's been a bit hectic for me, but that made having today off for museum-going all the sweeter. I came up with the idea of making a list of 10 things at the Smithsonian Institution's various museums and other facilities that make me smile.

Dan Rather At Sixth & I: HuffPost DC Top 5 For May 3, 2012

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.03.2012 | DC

TOP 5 PICKS FOR THURSDAY, MAY 3 1.) Dan Rather At Sixth & I Legendary television news anchor Dan Rather will read from his new autobiography "Rath...

PHOTOS: Enjoying Hirshhorn's 'SONG 1' Video Spectacle

Posted 03.28.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Although there were some initial fears that a cold front pushing through town Wednesday afternoon would made outdoor events wet and mise...

WATCH: 'SONG 1' Opens At The Hirshhorn, 'The Bubble' Gets Its Name

Posted 03.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Multimedia artist Doug Aitken's "SONG 1" was officially inaugurated on Thursday night literally wrapping the Hirshhorn Museum in moving ...

LOOK: Museum Exterior Wrapped In Hi-Def Video Images

Posted 03.22.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Multimedia artist Doug Aitken's "SONG 1" will literally wrap the Hirshhorn Museum in moving images beginning Thursday night. The art...

PHOTOS: Kinetic Art Of Jesus Rafael Soto

Posted 08.22.2011 | Arts

Haunch of Venison, in association with the Estate of Jesus Rafael Soto, is presenting a major survey exhibition of the Venezuelan artist's work. Soto ...

Julian Schnabel Twitter Q & A | Posted 07.17.2011 | Arts

On Friday, May 13, 2011, at 2:30 pm EDT, artist and filmmaker Julian Schnabel took questions from Twitter users. This is part of the Hirshhorn's new D...

AICA Awards 2011: Establishing a Narrative

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 06.04.2011 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

If the AICA critics failed to recognize exhibitions that illuminated human consciousness as the catalyst to the creation of art, it is because narrative is not an acceptable approach to curation.

Ant Farm And The Influences Of Guerilla Architecture (PHOTOS)

Spread ArtCulture | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home
Spread ArtCulture

"Vincent Callebaut Lilypad, A Floating Ecopolis for Climate Refugees, 2008 Digital rendering, dimensions variable © Vincent Callebaut Architectures" ...

Pat Moynihan's Letters Illuminate an Extraordinary Life

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Sigman

Daniel Patrick Moynihan's career combined the intellectual, the moral and the political in a wholly original way that would be unimaginable for a significant contemporary politician.

Modern Prophet: An Interview with Tony Kushner

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

Despite the efforts of all establishments to say those voices have been stilled, prophetic truth keeps spilling over the edges of the boxes we have fastened tight.

Carmen Herrera At 94 Years Is Hot, New Thing In Art | DEBORAH SONTAG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In a word, Ms. Herrera, a nonagenarian homebound painter with arthritis, is hot. In an era when the art world idolizes, and often richly rewards, the ...