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Arts Post Archive: Public Art

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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Visual Shock: Bathroom Edition

Since when is it okay to have sexist bathrooms? I'm talking to you, Proof. You're the G Street, NW, restaurant I frequent for your yummy gnocchi and luscious sablefish. Though I may love your food, when I use your...

By Jessica Dawson  | December 9, 2010; 12:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Food, Jessica Dawson, Public Art  
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Do you [heart] gentrification?

I've passed this street art gem on 14th street, NW, just north of T, countless times. Though I've no idea who did it -- if you do, please ping me; bonus points if you can I.D. the tat -- I...

By Jessica Dawson  | November 19, 2010; 2:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Contemporary Art, Jessica Dawson, Public Art  
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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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Gopnik's Daily Pic: The OAS Sculpture Garden

By Blake Gopnik The latest feed from my morning musings about art and objects at www.blakegopnik.com. (Lucy Hogg / For The Washington Post) Daily Pic: "Grand Diagonal," a 1990 work by Venezuelan artist Rolando Pena, in one of my new...

By Blake Gopnik  | September 29, 2010; 9:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Blake Gopnik, Public Art  | Tags:  Daily Pic  
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