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Google Art Project: 'Street view' technology added to museums

Sandro Botticelli's "Birth of Venus," left, and Vincent van Gogh's "The Starry Night" are included in the project. (Corbis, The Museum of Modern Art) Google is bringing its "street view" technology indoors. With the launch of the Google Art Project,...

By Philip Kennicott  | February 1, 2011; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Galleries, Museums, News Features, Philip Kennicott, Smithsonian  
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Artworks from Today's Galleries Column

Photos from last night's Transformer-organized National Portrait Gallery demonstration displaced the artwork for today's column, so here's a taste of what I was looking at this week. Below, Gaia's two-story portrait of 20th century architect and urbanist Le Corbusier...

By Jessica Dawson  | December 3, 2010; 3:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Contemporary Art, Galleries, Jessica Dawson  
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Goldberg organizes art for charity

Margery Goldberg, the longtime director of Zenith Gallery, has kept curating art shows since her Seventh Street gallery closed in 2009. And she continues her tradition of using art to raise money for local charities. On Wednesday night, Goldberg has...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | November 30, 2010; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Galleries, Jacqueline Trescott  | Tags:  capital area food bank, margery goldberg, zenith community arts foundation, zenith gallery  
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Peggy Cooper Cafritz irked by black art platitudes at Katzen

Curator J.W. Mahoney leads a tour at American University's Katzen Center on Saturday. (Courtesy of Max Cook)An impassioned plea to area art institutions to show black artists interrupted last Saturday afternoon's smile-and-nod curator's talk at "Catalyst: 35 Years of Washington...

By Jessica Dawson  | November 22, 2010; 10:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Galleries, Jessica Dawson, Smithsonian  
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Inside the former East Germany

In today's column I wrote about a sharp group show at Goethe-Institut downtown. These pictures come from Margret Hoppe's series "The Chamber," documenting a now-defunct East German athletic training facility built in the late 1970s. Remember those intense, super-built...

By Jessica Dawson  | November 19, 2010; 3:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Contemporary Art, Galleries, Jessica Dawson, Reviews  
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A Venus on R Street

As my tenth anniversary Galleries column approaches this Friday, I've taken to reminiscing. Remember when Dupont Circle was a gallery hub? Those First Friday wine-and-cheese slogs along Connecticut Avenue and R Street yielded some of the city's best art. Nowadays,...

By Jessica Dawson  | November 17, 2010; 12:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Contemporary Art, Galleries, Jessica Dawson, Public Art  
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X marks the spot in Noelle Tan's show at Civilian, Jessica Dawson , November 10, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Best of FotoWeek DC, Blake Gopnik , November 10, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Gems of FotoWeek DC, Blake Gopnik , November 8, 2010
Corcoran announces FotoWeek 2010 winners, Jacqueline Trescott , November 3, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Luis Jacob's "Albums", Blake Gopnik , October 25, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Skating at Artisphere, Blake Gopnik , October 18, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Black Cowboys, Blake Gopnik , October 15, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Military theater, Blake Gopnik , October 13, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Kirchner's "Infinity", Blake Gopnik , October 8, 2010
Phillips Collection recruits Klaus Ottmann, Jacqueline Trescott , October 8, 2010
Farewell seminar at the Corcoran, Jacqueline Trescott , October 7, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: East Berlin at Edison Place, Blake Gopnik , October 6, 2010
Next Spring, it's La Dolce D.C. , Jacqueline Trescott , September 30, 2010
Phillips Collection at 90, Jacqueline Trescott , September 28, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Dan Steinhilber, Blake Gopnik , September 27, 2010
Furniture with teeth, Blake Gopnik , September 22, 2010
 
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