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Ai WeiWei's exhibits

Posted by Randy Shulman
August 19, 2012 9:37 AM |
China's most famous international artist -- the designer of Beijing's Bird's Nest stadium built for the 2008 Olympics -- is the subject of two exhibits right now in D.C. In advance of October's major survey of the artist's work, Ai WeiWei: According to What?, the Hirshhorn features the artist's monumental outdoor installation "Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads," showcasing the 12 signs ... [Read]

Andy Warhol: More than just soup cans

Posted by Randy Shulman
December 30, 2011 9:30 AM |
Not one but two area museums are offering exhibits focused on the work of Andy Warhol. The Hirshhorn presents "Andy Warhol: Shadows 1978," comprising 102 silkscreened and hand-painted canvases featuring distorted photographs of shadows generated in the famed PopArt artist's studio. Meanwhile, the National Gallery of Art presents "Warhol: Headlines," offering works that the famed gay artist created largely on ... [Read]