“Claudia DeMonte: Everyday Matters” at the Katzen Art Museum

“Claudia DeMonte: Everyday Matters” is on view at the Katzen Art Museum through December 12, 2010. In addition to being an artist, DeMonte is a professor, curator, and consultant. The exhibition includes various media, including sculpture, photographic work, ceramic, and fabric. Most of the artworks in the exhibition utilize representations of commonplace objects to address … Continue reading “Claudia DeMonte: Everyday Matters” at the Katzen Art Museum

Elizabeth Willson’s Take on “Edvard Munch: Master Prints”

On two occasions I have had the pleasure to see Edvard Munch: Master Prints, an exhibition currently running at the National Gallery of Art, here in Washington D.C.  The exhibition – which runs until November 28, 2010 – features over fifty of Munch’s lithographic, woodcut, and intaglio prints.  Pulling from three collections (the National Gallery’s … Continue reading Elizabeth Willson’s Take on “Edvard Munch: Master Prints”

Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration

A few weeks ago I saw the exhibit Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration, at the Corcoran Gallery of Art.  The exhibit includes more than one hundred of Close’s finished works, grids, and proofs, revealing his process of experimentation and creation.  Close was born in Monroe, Washington in 1940. He graduated from the University of … Continue reading Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration