Arts Issue

COURTESY MARSHA MATEYKA GALLERY

Artist Interview: Stephen Talasnik

Born in Southwest Philadelphia, Stephen Talasnik began experimenting with organic material and geometric designs at a young age. His passion has only intensified over time, and his artwork has developed into a mature and idiosyncratic style. In his exhibit “Linear Transformations,  Structures of Questionable Origins,” currently on display at the[Read More…]

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Artist Interview: Terry Svat

Artist Interview: Terry Svat

Terry Svat is a local artist in the District whose unique, experimental printmaking is gaining traction in the art world. Her work was recently shown in the exhibit “My 20 20 Vision”, whose pieces drew from all stages of life experiences and in a way allowed her to reinvent her[Read More…]

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Robert Woods Bliss Collection

Robert Woods Bliss Collection

The Robert Woods Bliss Collection provides a stunning look into the diverse life of pre-Columbian culture. The exhibit is housed in the more recent add-on to the museum which boasts floor-to-ceiling glass windows and is oriented around a central fountain, and its natural imagery of the ancient works is emphasized[Read More…]

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COURTESY ARTHUR M. SACKLER GALLERY

This print piece, titled “Swimmers and Diver, Scindia Ghat,” depicts artist Raghubir Singh’s memories of India.

The Traveler’s Eye

Where: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery When: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Dec. 5 to May 29 Info: asia.si.edu/travelerseye Price: Free Currently on display at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, “The Traveler’s Eye: Scenes of Asia” offers a vibrant and diverse portfolio of Asian art. Spanning a wide swath of time[Read More…]

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COURTESY PETER KEPHART

Temporary Exhibits around the District

Days of Endless Time The concept of time is a difficult one to grasp, especially in the fast-paced 21st century. This exhibit successfully captures moments in time through a series of photographs, creating a sense of timelessness. Sometimes it is difficult to escape reality and responsibilities, but this free exhibit[Read More…]

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French Art from the 18th to 19th Century

French Art from the 18th to 19th Century

The French pieces at the National Gallery of Art show the progression of art in France during the period of the French Revolution, around the 18th and 19th centuries. It begins with lesser-known 18th-century works and moves on to the impressionism and modernism movements, which include more well-known artists such[Read More…]

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