Category Archives: Artists


Unicorns in coffee shops, robots made of Beaux Art towers, and fleshy orbs. Mothership, the first Spagnuolo show of the season, looks like a futuristic Exquisite Corpse game. Jonathan Monaghan is an American computer animator and artist who received his … Continue reading

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Corcoran Artist Vertical Files donated to Smithsonian

The Smithsonian Libraries is pleased to announce the donation of research ephemera for more than 8,000 artists from the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., to be housed at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery (AA/PG) Library. … Continue reading

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Make a Makerspace

The Library’s Gelardin New Media Center will open an experimental pop-up makerspace on the 1st floor of Lauinger Library in January 2016 and we need you to tell us what should go in it. Would you use a laser cutter, … Continue reading

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Moving Miniatures: An Artist’s Talk

Wednesday, November 11th George Washington University will host an artist’s lecture by Shahzia Sikander, a contemporary Pakistani visual artist based out of New York. She will discuss her artistic practice, current and past works, and offer her insight into the contemporary art world. The … Continue reading

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You’re Invited: Library Gallery Talk and Reception

 Jörg Schmeisser: Prints & Passages Georgetown University Library Associates in collaboration with the Embassy of Australia and the Center for Australian, New Zealand & Pacific Studies Cordially invite you to a reception and gallery with guest curator Eric Denker Senior … Continue reading

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Artist’s Talk at Spagnuolo Tonight

  The gallery season at Spagnuolo kicks off tonight with a talk by digital artist Tim Portlock. Portlock’s current work combines special-effects software, 3D gaming technology, and the visual conventions of 19th-century American image making to simulate decaying cityscapes. The large-format images in … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

Ars Hoya took a vacation this summer and went to the Beach. You can, too! The BEACH is at the Building Museum until September 7. Every summer the Building Museum hosts a site-specific, home-grown installation. Last year it was a giant … Continue reading

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Video Data Bank Launches Online Collection

Video Data Bank, the leading resource for video art in the US by and about contemporary artists, has launched a streaming series of essential video art. Available online for the first time, VDB TV covers early media pioneers to contemporary artists. The debut program is The … Continue reading

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Xaviera Simmons Artist Talk at GWU

Xaviera Simmons, a Brooklyn-based contemporary artist whose body of work spans photography, performance, video, sound, sculpture and installation will be lecturing on Wednesday, April 22nd at 6:15pm at GWU, Smith Hall Room 114. Simmons’ defines her studio practice, which is rooted in an … Continue reading

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How to Write About (Contemporary) Art

Writing about art takes practice and skill, and even for the seasoned writer the process can seem a bit mysterious. A picture may be worth 1,000 words, but which words should you use? Gilda Williams, a London correspondent for Artforum and … Continue reading

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