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Arts Post: December 12, 2010 - December 18, 2010

Can these pictures help you understand Heather Bursch?

Maybe yes, maybe no. But they're no substitute for a visit to Flashpoint, where Bursch's minute-long gem of a video screens through December 22. We couldn't fit any images of Bursch's work into my mini-rave today, so I gift you...

By Jessica Dawson  | December 17, 2010; 5:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Contemporary Art, Jessica Dawson, Reviews  
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2010 Pop Quiz: The Year in Arts

How well do you remember the cultural highs and lows of 2010? The Post's critics have combined forces to test your knowledge of artists from Van Gogh to The Situation.

By Paul Williams  | December 17, 2010; 4:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Ann Hornaday, Anne Midgette, Blake Gopnik, Chris Richards, Classical music, Films, Hank Stuever, Museums, Sarah Kaufman, Smithsonian, TV  | Tags:  best of  
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Artist asks to withdraw work from 'Hide/Seek' exhibit to protest video removal

In protest of what he calls "censorship" of a controversial video, Canadian artist AA Bronson, one of the pioneers of gay-themed contemporary art, on Wednesday asked for a major work of his to be withdrawn from the Smithsonian exhibition, "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture," which explores imagery by and about homosexuals.

By Blake Gopnik  | December 16, 2010; 9:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (77)
Categories:  Blake Gopnik, Museums, News Features  
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Smithsonian names Pierre Huyghe 2010 Contemporary Artist

Pierre Huyghe. (Hendrik Speck) The Smithsonian American Art Museum announced today in a release that Pierre Huyghe is the 2010 winner of the museum's contemporary artist award. Huyghe is the ninth winner of the $25,000 award, which recognizes an...

By Staff reports  | December 15, 2010; 4:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Corcoran and Carr Properties Team Up

The Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design is leasing its adjacent property, for years an empty lot or parking lot, to a prominent developer who will pay rent to the deficit-ridden Corcoran This new income stream...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | December 14, 2010; 6:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Museums  | Tags:  Carr Properties, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Fred Bollerer, museums in Washington  
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Stovall Finds Colors that Dance

Lou Stovall's "The Fire Within" For years, Washington master printmaker Lou Stovall has explored the depths of color. He is a natural heir to the Washington Color School, and his new show pays homage to those inspirations and his courage...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | December 14, 2010; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Washington artists  | Tags:  Lou Stovall, Washington Color School, Washington Galleries, Washington artist, printmaker  
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'The King's Speech' leads Golden Globe movie nominations

The British monarchy tale "The King's Speech" has taken the lead among Golden Globe contenders with seven nominations, including best drama and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush.

By Dan Zak  | December 14, 2010; 7:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
 
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Warhol foundation demands Smithsonian restore video

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, one of the principal sponsors of "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture," demanded Monday that the Smithsonian restore the David Wojnarowicz video or the foundation would not fund future projects. The...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | December 13, 2010; 6:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Georgetown native inks pilot deal for CBS

Cummings performs at Rams Head Live in Baltimore. (Astrid Riecken For The Washington Post)Whitney Cummings, the 28-year-old comedian who's made a name for herself on "Chelsea Lately" and the Comedy Central roasts, landed a pilot production commitment with CBS last...

By Dan Zak  | December 13, 2010; 5:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Crooner Norm Lewis smolders at Kennedy Center

Norm Lewis. Norm Lewis seemed to arrive at the Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater from around 1962 on Saturday night. The Broadway stalwart dared to confess his early influences as Lawrence Welk and the Rat Pack, then proceeded to croon signature...

By Nelson Pressley  | December 13, 2010; 12:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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