Passion behind the Art: Leo Castelli

I’m a speed reader. I grew up around book and developed the habit. – A good habit, I’ve never been able to kick.  Lately I’ve been reading e-books about artist and the gallerists who promote the art. I particlulary like the well-researched book, Leo and His Circle: The Life of Leo Castelli One of the things…

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Over, Under, Next at Hirshhorn

There has been controversy about the Hirshhorn in recent weeks over the crashing of the plans for the Bubble architectural effort. While it’s not looking  good for the Bubble, the museum  should be applauded for the great programming of the past few years. Starting with the exquisite Doug Aitken’s piece, “Song 1″ right through to…

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Can the Corcoran Connect?

The Corcoran Gallery and College of Art and Design has been a member of the Washington DC art community for as long as I can remember. Since the recent stream of articles about a possible move, my husband (another Corcoran graduate) and I have been reminiscing about our experiences as students from the early to…

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