Metro Weekly

Art

  • Science As Art

    Tobias Klein is not one of those people who argue that modern society has become too obsessed with technology. ''Our electronic environment is becoming part...

  • Homoerotic Tendencies

    ''It's time for the Corcoran to reach out more consciously to LGBT audiences,'' says Bernard Welt, a professor of art and humanities at the Corcoran...

  • Up Close and Monumental

    ''When this opportunity started to develop, to really get great access at the Cathedral, and make some new images, I just sort of...

  • Art as Politics

    ''When do I get to vote on YOUR marriage?'' That's the question posed on a rainbow-bedecked T-shirt worn by one older, presumably gay, white man,...

  • Diva Delights

    ''We've nicknamed it the Beef Jerky Dress around here,'' laughs Kathryn Wat, chief curator at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. She's referring...

  • Native Gold

    ''If people are in Olympics withdrawal and they want to follow up on a bit of the history,'' says James Ring Adams, ''this is a...

  • Abstract Influence

    ''To me, it's one of the finest series of American paintings made during the 20th century,'' says the Corcoran's Philip Brookman, referring to the late...

  • Bead-decked

    Some people spruce up used cars with a simple paint job. But paint has nothing on bright glass beads. ''People are really, really intrigued by...

  • Frida's Photos

    Sometimes it pays to be a sister city. Right now in Arlington, for instance, you can see a collection of Frida Kahlo's photographs, never before...

  • Artful Porn

    When is porn art? When is an art gallery a back room? The answer to both questions is now – at least as conceived by...

  • Imagining a Different District

    As senior vice president and curator at the National Building Museum, G. Martin Moeller Jr. knows his exhibits. Even his highly abbreviated tour of ''Unbuilt...

  • Sapphic Glances

    ''The two women were very public as a same-sex couple,'' says art historian Wanda M. Corn of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas. '' they...

  • Shopping Spree

    ''I go every year and do lots of shopping. It's one of my favorite events,'' says Monica Jeffries Hazangeles of Stathmore's Museum Shop Around. And...

  • Male Men

    If you head out to the opening exhibit at Vitruvian Gallery, on display through Nov. 19, you're sure to run into Edmund. Certainly you'll pass...

  • Soap Box

    Growing up in a small town in central Florida, Kalup Linzy was obsessed with soap operas. ''In high school, I ran track and watched the...