- The Washington Times - Wednesday, January 4, 2006

In the National Academy of Sciences’ Cheryl Goldsleger: utopia,the artist evokes the politically charged work of idealistic, innovative women architects. Using a computer program and a three-dimensional printer, Miss Goldsleger transforms architects’ sketches into 3-D forms of encaustic and resin. For example, Miss Goldsleger makes a 3-D form of Marie Stevens Howland’s 1885 “Kitchenless House for Pacific Colony, Block Design” in Sinaloa, Mexico, a housing unit of four private houses with common kitchen and laundry envisioned by the architect, a collective housekeeping advocate. At the Gallery, Academy of Sciences, 2100 C St. NW. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through Feb. 1. Free. 202/334-2415.

— Joanna Shaw-Eagle

The National Gallery of Art begins a new season of free film programs with a documentary feature about the Memphis, Tenn.-based photographer William Eggleston and the first of three programs devoted to selections from Montreal’s annual International Festival of Films on Art. Michael Almereyda, who directed the modern-dress adaptation of “Hamlet” that starred Ethan Hawke in 2000, is responsible for William Eggleston in the Real World, scheduled for today at 12:30 p.m., tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 4:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the East Building. The Films on Art program, the first of the Montreal selections, consists of hour-long documentaries about Salvador Dali, Antoni Tapies and Chinese composer Tan Dun. The three films will have a single showing on Saturday at 1 p.m. Constitution Avenue and Fourth Street Northwest. 202/842-6799.

— Gary Arnold

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC. Click here for reprint permission.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide