Metro Weekly

Art

  • Privileged Information

    Sometimes, Anthony Dortch Jr.'s parents just don't understand. ''My parents look at my artwork,'' he says, ''and sometimes go, 'Why? Why not just make some...

  • Junk No More

    Mark Morgan had a rough transition in 2001. First, he underwent major surgery in May that could have left him with a colostomy bag or...

  • Jersey Boys

    When William Waybourn took the photographs for the D.C. Strokes 2008-2009 calendar, he was able to pose the rowers -- or at least keep a...

  • Knock on Wood

    You might call Michelle Peterson-Albandoz a dumpster diver for art. The Chicago resident trolls for wood in ''dumpsters and back alleys and stuff'' to create...

  • Cause Célèbre!

    ''We were just thrilled about decision that gay marriage would be legal,'' says Judy Gilbert Levey, co-president of the Foundry Gallery. ''We...

  • Pop Photography

    Some of your favorite musicians might be in the closet -- as photographers. ''I know that there are many, many musicians who are expressing themselves...

  • Crystal City

    ''The question we've had all week long,'' says Lia Halloran of the large ''crystals'' currently on display at Arlington's Artisphere, '' what are these made...

  • Surreal Life

    Scott G. Brooks was so inspired by people's frustration with President Obama and the Democrats, he put Glenn Beck in a painting. Actually, Beck wasn't...

  • Reassembled Lives

    ''As a child growing up in Missouri I would play in old, abandoned Victorian homes,'' says Mike Weber. ''I think that's where my fascination started...

  • Jewish Soupçon

    ''I think if one were to ask Andy Warhol about the impact he's had on Josh Kornbluth in finding his Jewish identity, he would be...

  • Fresh Perspective

    It's commonly known that acclaimed 20th century American artist Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) was married to photographer Alfred Stieglitz during the early rise of her career...

  • Art and Industry

    Ever seen an SUV in an art exhibit? ''He has encased it in hand-welded aluminum,'' says Craig Applebaum referring to Shlomo Harush's use of a...

  • Renaissance Man

    You may know Dylan Davis, Cobalt bartender and promoter. Or Dylan Davis, Universal Gear model. This weekend, you can see another side to the popular...

  • Viral Campaign

    Sometimes advertising becomes art. Case in point: Andy Warhol's iconic Campbell's Soup cans. Thinking broadly, Jeff McElhaney's advertising campaigns of the 1980s and '90s might...

  • Exposure to Art

    Local artist Frank Muzzy is literally exposing himself for this year's Art for Life, the annual Whitman-Walker Clinic art auction benefit. A noted painter of...