Post Tagged with: "art"

It’s Game Time: Smithsonian Goes Geek

It’s Game Time: Smithsonian Goes Geek

Are video games art? Chris Melissinos, the curator of D.C.’s new “The Art of Video Games” exhibit, certainly thinks so. Fan boys, rejoice. Melissinos said that, “We are invited by [an] artist to inject our own morality, our own worldview, our own experiences into the game as we play it. What comes out is[Read More…]

by March 29, 2012 0 comments The Guide

All That Glitters is Gold: Georgetown Student Shines in New Exhibit

For Julien Isaacs, it all started with an Amazon order of glitter. Isaacs (SFS ’12) had been involved in art long before he came to Georgetown, but it wasn’t until this year that he had the “epiphany,” as he called it, to use glitter as his medium. “I needed something that was totally modern, something[Read More…]

by March 29, 2012 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Pop Art Guru Makes ‘Headlines’

Andy Warhol currently seems to be having a moment in the art world. In addition to the National Gallery’s ongoing exhibition “Warhol: Headlines,” the work of the pop art guru is making headlines across the pond, where the Gagosian Gallery London is featuring a show of his portraits of French sex icon[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Exhibit Explores Human Experience

La Maison Francaise, the cultural arm of the French embassy, currently hosts an exhibit by Washington-based artist Danielle Bensky, whose husband is a professor of French at Georgetown. The show,efFUSIONS, combines bronze sculpture and acrylic painting, unified by their muted tones and curving lines. “It’s about the human spirit — the emotions —[Read More…]

by September 16, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Arts in the District

As the nation’s first modern art museum, Dupont’s The Phillips Collection houses a permanencollection of modern 20th-century art (both international and local) in the 1897 home of founder Duncan Phillips. On display this fall is “Degas’s Dancers at the Barre: Point and Counterpoint,” running from Oct. 1 to Jan. 8. The exhibit takes[Read More…]

by August 29, 2011 0 comments News, Uncategorized
Art Program Lacks Space, Support

Art Program Lacks Space, Support

For a school graced by imposing architecture and a scenic setting, finding art can be surprisingly difficult. But even as students and faculty lament that the department of art and art history gets little recognition from a community preoccupied with politics and business, the campus art scene has carved out[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Grassroots Group With an Eclectic Vibe

Art, no matter what style, is a form of self-expression and exploration that crosses all cultural boundaries. It is also an outlet for our social concerns and grievances. What happens when a group of people decides to harness the power of artistic expression to galvanize a specific community and draw[Read More…]

by February 5, 2011 0 comments The Guide

New Legislation Would Create Contracts for Artists

The Artist Protection Act of 2009, introduced by D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh of Ward 3 and set to pass this Council session, seeks to guarantee the establishment of a legal contract between artists and art dealers who seek to sell their work, but the consequences for local art dealers remain[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Faculty Art On Display

Until Oct. 16, the creative talents of professors in the art and art history departments are on display in the Walsh building’s Spagnuolo Gallery, According to Sharon Moody, painter and Georgetown lecturer on design and painting in the art and art history departments, “Our faculty are a prolific, creative group, and there’s[Read More…]

by September 14, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

D.C. Proposes Art District

Two weeks ago, Bradley Cooper admitted he rarely left the small area bounded by Reservoir Road and M Street – the “Georgetown bubble” – while he was a student. If the same is true of students of the Hilltop, city officials are looking for a change with the creation of[Read More…]

by September 9, 2010 0 comments City News, News