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Museum of Censored Art Tallies Over 1500 Visitors So Far

No sign of G. Wayne Clough yet. But Hide/Seek co-curator David Ward and 1535 others have stopped by since Mike Dax Iacovone and Mike Blasenstein opened their Museum of Censored Art in front of the Portrait Gallery complex last...

By Jessica Dawson  | January 18, 2011; 9:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Museums, Jessica Dawson, Smithsonian  
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Museum of Censored Art Readies for Opening Tomorrow

Dubbed the 'iPad protesters' by this and other news orgs, District artists Mike Dax Iacovone and Mike Blasenstein fielded questions and collected cash last night at a fundraiser happy hour held at the groovy American Ice Company; the event netted...

By Jessica Dawson  | January 12, 2011; 9:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Jessica Dawson, Museums, Smithsonian, Washington artists  
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Italian design at the Brookville Market

Italian luxury label Missoni's signature zigzag pattern began showing up on San Pellegrino bottles in select spots last fall. Now they're at the Cleveland Park's Brookville Market. Next, Burberry Brita?...

By Jessica Dawson  | January 10, 2011; 9:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fashion, Jessica Dawson  
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Preserving the (Nearly) Unpreservable

Though the Corcoran Gallery of Art's woes are on everybody's minds thanks to Jacqueline Trescott's excellent piece today, one upcoming public program promises a smart, scholarly look at a particularly Washington problem: How to conserve those Color School paintings --...

By Jessica Dawson  | January 5, 2011; 11:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Contemporary Art, Jessica Dawson, Museums  
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At the Hirshhorn: Have your Palace and Eat It, Too

Though my Monday afternoon visit to the Hirshhorn felt a bit like too much like a trip on the Washington, D.C., Metro system -- a museum escalator was disemboweled for maintenance; the sound wasn't working in one of the Directions...

By Jessica Dawson  | January 4, 2011; 4:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Contemporary Art, Jessica Dawson, Museums  
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Anatomy of an Ad: Bedbug Edition

Though the summer's bedbug media frenzy faded as temperatures dropped, the phobic among us (wait 'til I tell you my NYC travel strategies) remain primed for the coming plague. As any knowledgeable bedbug phobe will tell you, you can...

By Jessica Dawson  | December 21, 2010; 2:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Jessica Dawson, Public Art  | Tags:  Jessica Dawson, Protect-A-Bed, Washington Metro system, bed bugs  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Can these pictures help you understand Heather Bursch?, Jessica Dawson , December 17, 2010
Visual Shock: Bathroom Edition, Jessica Dawson , December 9, 2010
Artworks from Today's Galleries Column, Jessica Dawson , December 3, 2010
Norman Rockwell: Gay Icon?, Jessica Dawson , November 29, 2010
Inside the former East Germany, Jessica Dawson , November 19, 2010
Do you [heart] gentrification?, Jessica Dawson , November 19, 2010
A Venus on R Street, Jessica Dawson , November 17, 2010
Rendering D.C. strange, John Gossage-style, Jessica Dawson , November 15, 2010
X marks the spot in Noelle Tan's show at Civilian, Jessica Dawson , November 10, 2010
Bio: Jessica Dawson , Arts Post , September 15, 2010
 
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