Visual Art

Visual Art

The BMA’s Joan Mitchell retrospective denationalizes a transatlantic painter

Part of the solution to dismantling art history’s tendencies toward chauvinism is to consider not where paintings might take us, but what they offer on their own grounds. 

Commissions include works by Oletha DeVane and Christopher Kojzar with Nicholas Ireys, Eric Smith and Reed Baltimore, Ernest Shaw, and SHAN Wallace

Although the changes to Lexington Market will replace familiar settings, they also provide an opportunity for commemoration.

Six Mid-Atlantic artists present solo exhibitions at the Arlington Art Center

Kyrae Dawaun, Danni O’Brien, Alexander D’Agostino, Sharon Shapiro, Marisa Stratton, and Ju Yun each have an investigative approach to art-making and present new, invigorating works in their solo shows.

“We organized this Biennial to reflect these precarious and improvised times.”

Curated by David Breslin and Adrienne Edwards, this show took shape in a period marked by a relentless virus, upsetting political news, horrifying police brutality, and a grinding land war.

Erin Fostel: 'Time of Day, Place in Life' at C. Grimaldis Gallery

Fostel’s drawings are as much about what’s there as what’s not.

'Music That Raised Us' at Black Artist Research Space

Music That Raised Us, which ran March 19-April 16, was an amalgamation of the collaborators' experiences but also of any artist who has been touched by the melody of a Stevie Wonder song or moved to move by the rhythm of a funk tune.

Subscribers, Contributors, and Featured Artists Celebrate our Collect Issue

A Garden Party for BmoreArt's subscribers, who made Issue 13 possible, as well as featured artists, contributors, and media partners

Review of 'Fields and Formations: A Survey of Mid-Atlantic Abstraction' at the Katzen Arts Center

These artists don’t present an escape from chaos—rather, they ask us to look, listen, and sit inside it.

Photos from the Phillips Collection's Centennial Gala at the National Cathedral by E. Brady Robinson

“Seeing the world differently and reimagining tomorrow” was the theme for the Phillips Collection’s Gala held on April 29th at the Washington National Cathedral, designed to honor a century of leadership in the art and museum world.

After a five-year renovation, the Holliday Street building is starting a new life

The non-profit group behind the restoration has successfully completed its $5.5 million capital campaign and scheduled a Grand Opening ceremony for August 13, 2022, the 208th anniversary of The Peale’s original opening.

The memories that our mothers' wardrobes hold

We slip on a jacket and slide into a part of them.

'Activating the Renaissance' at the Walters brings contemporary artists into conversation with altarpieces and saints

Flanked by ranks of Quattrocento holy figures, Stephen Towns’ protagonist feels at once at home and strikingly distinct.

Review of 'Early Blossoms/Perilous Thirds' at Current Space featuring Stephanie Barber, Patrick David, and Josh Dorman

Barber, David, and Dorman transport viewers to fictitious and prophetic scenarios of apocalypses and hopeful futures that suspend disbelief through immersion in surreal realms.

Organizers hope to attract collectors of all stripes

Twenty-four galleries, dealers, and print publishers from across the country will be present for the fair in Pigtown.

Five-artist show at Mono Practice invites reconsiderations of abstraction 

The intimate group show, Order and Uncertainty: Five Abstract Painters, features painters who share what curator Timothy App calls a classical impulse to bring order to abstraction: Power Boothe, the late Julie Karabenick; Patsy Krebs, WC Richardson, and Linling Lu.

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