- The Washington Times - Thursday, February 7, 2008


Luther W. Brady Art Gallery

George Washington University, 805 21 St. NW. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays. 202/994-1525, www.gwu.edu/~bradyart

• “Out of the Chateau: Works from the Demuth Museum.” More than 30 works that span the career of modernist artist Charles Demuth (1883-1935), from early childhood drawings to late floral works. Through March 14. Reception 5-7 p.m. Feb. 7.

Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery

Washington DC Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th St. NW. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays. 202/777-3208, www.washingtondcjcc.org

• “L(a)ttitudes.” Ten contemporary artists explore mapping borders and boundaries of Israel and Palestine. Feb.21-June 2. Reception 5-7 p.m. Feb. 21.

Art Whino

717 N. Saint Asaph St., Alexandria. Noon-6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. 703/462-4135, www.artwhino.com

• “Trip on Memory Lane.” The solo show of pointillist JoKa, who paints with toothpicks. Feb. 22-March 15. Reception 6 p.m.-midnight Feb. 22.

• Collaboration featuring 13 new artists. Feb. 22-March 15. Reception 6 p.m.-midnight Feb. 22.

Artomatic International Glass Exhibit

The Shops at Georgetown Park, 3222 M St. NW. Noon-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Free and open to the public. 202/298-9222, www.georgetowndc.com

• “Glass3.” Glasswork, glass blown sculptures and narrative glasswork through etching, writing, and video projection by international, national and local glass artists. Feb. 21-March 9.

The Athenaeum

201 Prince St., Alexandria. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. 703/548-0035, nvfaa.org

• “Black/White.” The work of Reuben Breslar. Feb. 11-March 26.

Del Ray Artisans Gallery

2704 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. Noon-4 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays; noon-4 p.m. Sundays. 703/838-4827, www.thedelrayartisans.org

• “Creative Challenge — Again!” Thirty artists create art using only a boxful of found objects. Feb. 8-March 2. Reception 7-9:30 p.m. Feb. 8. Peer critique session 5-7 p.m. Feb. 10.

District Fine Arts Gallery

1639 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 202/328-9100.

• “Alter Ego.” Drawings, paintings and prints by Elliott Negin and Groover Cleveland. Feb. 9-April 5. Reception 5-8 p.m. Feb. 9.

Fraser Gallery

7700 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 301/718-9651, www.thefrasergallery.com

• Seventh Annual International Photography Competition. A group exhibition of finalists selected by Catriona Fraser. Feb. 8-March 8. Reception 6-9 p.m. Feb. 8.

Gallery Neptune

4901 Cordell Ave., Bethesda. Noon-7 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday with extended hours 6-9 p.m. Feb. 8 for Bethesda Art Walk; noon-4 p.m. Sunday. 301/718-0809, www.galleryneptune.com

• “Closer.” Small scale art by Michael Janis, Willie Marlowe, Mars Tokyo. Through March 1. Reception 7-9 p.m. Feb. 9.

International Visions, The Gallery

2629 Connecticut Ave. NW. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. 202/234-5112, https://www.inter-visions.com

• Preston Sampson. Feb. 28-April 5. Opening reception March 1.

Kennedy Center Galleries

Japan! Culture + Hyperculture Festival. F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. 10 a.m. to closing unless otherwise noted. All exhibits free unless otherwise noted. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

• Reiko Sudo and Nuno Corp.: “Koi Currents” textile installation. Textile design in the form of a giant fish, inspired by the Japanese holiday Kodomo No Hi, or Children’s Day. Terrace Gallery. Feb. 7-17.

• Shigeo Kawashima, bamboo sculptor: “WA.” The sculptor’s work “WA” (“Ring”) was commissioned for the festival and constructed on site. Building exterior grounds. Feb. 7-17.

• Yayoi Kusama, avant-garde artist: “Dots Obsession — Day” and “Dots Obsession — Night.” A world-premiere mixed-media installation. One room, Night, is black with yellow polka dots, while the other, Day, is yellow with black polka dots. Atrium. Feb. 7-17.

• Mika Ninagawa, photographer: “Everlasting Flowers.” The popular photographer and filmmaker specializes in portraits and still life photography. On display: a sampling of her floral work. Grand Foyer. Feb. 7-17.

• Hiroyuki Suzuki, photographer: “A Moment.” A black-and-white photo series records the stages in the construction of a major highway in downtown Tokyo. Parking Garage Level A. Feb. 7-17.

• Junko Koshino, fashion designer: Theater Costumes. The fashion designer, nominated for a Tony for Amon Miyamoto’s “Pacific Overtures,” draws on the basic kimono shape — with contrasts. Theater Lobby. Feb. 7-17.

• Nobuyuki Tanaka, urushi artist: Lacquer Sculptures. An ancient art form that starts with the toxic sap from a lacquer tree, indigenous to East Asia. Hall of States. Feb. 7-17.

• Motoko Maio, folding screen artist: “Moment by Moment, Heartbeat by Heartbeat.” The art of byobu (folding screens) can use traditional materials and techniques. The screens in this exhibit will be made out of ancient kimonos. Hall of Nations. Feb. 7-17.

• Mikimoto: Antique Sash Clips. Mikimoto, known for its cultured pearls, lends its rare collection of sash clips worn on the front of kimonos. North Gallery, Roof Terrace Level. Feb. 7-17.

• Tadao Ando, architect: “Four Cubes to Contemplate Our Environment.” A world-premiere glass installation, which explores sustainability and the environment. It was built on site specifically for the festival. Atrium. Feb. 7-17.

Meridian International Center

Cafritz Galleries, 1624 Crescent Place, NW. 2-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. Admission free. 202/939-5869, www.meridian.org

• “Five American Voices.” Selections from the Freedom Place Collection of Stuart Marshall Bloch and Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch. More than 30 works by Romare Bearden, Benny Andrews, Robert Freeman, Alma Woodsey Thomas and Richard Yarde. Feb. 8-March 16.

Scope Gallery

Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sunday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. second Thursday of the month for Torpedo Factory Art Nights. 703/548-6288, www.torpedofactory.org/galleries/scope.htm

• The Kiln Club: “Tea Party.” Tea pots, tea bowls, mugs, sugar and creamer, cake trays, jam jars and other tea-service accessories. Feb. 11-March 9.

Target Gallery

Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703/838-4565.

• Kinetic Image: A New Media Exhibition. Technology-based artwork. Through Feb. 24. Reception 6-8 p.m. Feb. 14, with gallery talk by juror Patrick Lichty 7 p.m.

Torpedo Factory Art Center

105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703/838-4565, www.torpedofactory.org

• “Unveiling the Matrix: The World of Prints.” Guest lecture with printmaker Jenny Freestone. 7 p.m. Feb. 21.

Touchstone Gallery

406 Seventh St. NW, second floor. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. 202/347-2787, www.touchstonegallery.com

• Tenth Annual National All-Media Exhibition. Feb. 6-March 8. Reception 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 8.

• “Beyond.” Works of Ronar (Anca Jurj). Annex B. Feb. 6-March 8. Reception 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 8.

University Town Center

Lobby, Building 3, 6525 Belcrest Road, Hyattsville.

• “No Permission Needed.” Mixed media by M. Gasby Brown. Feb. 8-29. Reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 22. Reservations by Feb. 19 through the Prince George’s Arts Council, 301/277-1402.

Waverly Street Gallery

4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda. Noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 301/951-9441, www.waverlystreetgallery.com

• “The Beauty of Nature.” Pastel Landscapes by Loriann Signori and new work by gallery artists. Through March 8. Reception 6-9 p.m. Feb. 8.

Zenith Gallery

413 Seventh St. NW. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. 202/783-2963, www.zenithgallery.com

• “Golden Light.” Paintings by Robert Freeman. At Zenith Gallery. Feb. 8-March 9. Reception 6-9 p.m. Feb. 8; artist talk and reception 3-6 p.m. Feb. 9.


Aaron Gallery

1717 Connecticut Ave. NW. 11 a.m. -6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. 202/234-3311.

Alex Gallery

2106 R St. NW. 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday or by appointment. 202/667-2599.

Artfx Gallery

3 Church Circle, Annapolis. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. first Sunday of each month. Closed Monday. 410/990-4540.

The Art League Gallery

105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Free and open to the public. 703/683-1780, www.theartleague.org

Bethesda Art Walk

Meet at Bethesda Metro Center, Old Georgetown Road and Wisconsin Avenue. 301/215-6660 or bethesda.org.

• Bethesda Circulator tours stop at 13 galleries and studios 6-9 p.m. second Friday of each month. Free.

Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery

1529 16th St. NW. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. Closed on Jewish holidays. Free. 202/777-3208.

Fairfax Art League Gallery

Second floor, Old Town Hall, University Drive and Main Street, Fairfax. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday. 703/532-2787, www.fairfaxartleague.com

• “Jackie Granzow.” January Artist of the Month. Through Feb. 7.

Gallery A

2106 R St. NW. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 202/667-2599, www.alexgalleries.com/agallery.html

Galerie Lareuse

2820 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 202/333-1505.

• Limited edition, original lithographs and etchings by Picasso, Matisse, Miro, Chagall, Dali and many others.

Gallery 10

1519 Connecticut Ave. NW. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Free. 202/232-3326, www.gallery10dc.com

• Lucy Blankstein and Ellouise Schoettler. Images from photos, manipulated to reveal personal glimpses. Through March 1.

Govinda Gallery

1227 34 St. NW. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 202/333-1180, www.govindagallery.com

International Visions, the Gallery

2629 Connecticut Ave. NW. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. 202/234-5112, www.inter-visions.com

• Adam Abdalla (Sudan), Stanley Agbontaen (Nigeria), Sokey Edorh (Togo). Through Feb. 23.

The Jerusalem Fund Gallery

2425 Virginia Ave. NW. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 202/338-1958, www.thejerusalemfund.org/gallery

• “Cut Down By the Sky.” Paintings by Zahi Khamis. Through March 14.

Meridian International Center

Cafritz Galleries, White-Meyer House, 1624 Crescent Place NW. 2-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. 202/667-6800, www.meridian.org

Multiple Exposures Gallery

Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 703/683-2205, www.torpedofactory.org/galleries/multiple_exposures.htm

• Juried Member Show. Kit and Gary Putnam, jurors. Through March 2.

Pensler Galleries

2029 Q St. NW. 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 202/328-9190.

• “19th and 20th Century American and European Masters.” Continues indefinitely.

S. Dillon Ripley Center

International Gallery, 1100 Jefferson Drive SW. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily except Dec. 25. 202/633-1000, www.si.edu/visit/whatsnew/Ripley.asp

• “Worthy of the Nation: The Planning of Washington, D.C., from L’Enfant to the National Capital Planning Commission.” Approximately 75 photographs and illustrations that depict the challenges associated with planning Washington, D.C. Through Feb. 14.

• “Graphic Eloquence: Limited-Edition Prints From the Smithsonian Associates Art Collectors Program.” Permanent.

Randall Scott Gallery

1312 14th St. NW. 202/332-0806.

• Lawrence Gipe: “Arrivals and Departures.” Through March 1.

TaBois-Bonhomme Galerie d’Art

1800 Old Meadow Road, Suite 113, McLean. Noon-5 p.m. Saturday; 7:30-10:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and by appointment. 703/442-7588, www.ctabois.com

Torpedo Factory Art Center

105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703/838-4565, www.torpedofactory.org

• “Heart Art.” Second Thursday Art Nights allow patrons to browse open studios and talk with artists. 6-9 p.m. Feb. 14. Free.

University of Maryland Art Gallery

1202 Art/Sociology Building, University of Maryland, College Park. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday. Closed March 17-22. www.artgallery.umd.edu

• “Sweet: The Graphic Beauty of the Contemporary Rock Poster.” Through March 29.

Watergate Gallery

Watergate Mall, 2552 Virginia Ave. NW. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday or by appointment. 202/338-4488, www.watergategalleryframedesign.com

• “Twelve Painters.” Works ranging from landscapes to abstractions by Linda Bankerd, Eva Jacob, Jill Cantrill, Francisca Kan, Beth Cartland, Joan Kennedy, Lee Casey, Rose Nygaard, Helen Daniel, Anna Otchin, Merilyn Beyrer Dean, June Shadoan. Through Feb. 28.

Zenith Gallery

413 Seventh St. NW. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. 202/783-2963, www.zenithgallery.com

• • “Black Matter.” Three-dimensional mixed media and sculpture by 18 Washington area artists from the Black Artists of DC collective. Alternative Gallery Space at 1111 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 8 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays, by appointment Saturdays and Sundays. Through March 16.

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