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Adjoa Burrowes: Taking Art Out of Its Box

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“For 25 years, I created designs that would go on these huge boxes holding the smallest things. Excessive packaging for the purposes of marketing and sales was the rule. Now my art represents a breakdown of that packaging – almost in its simplest form.”

Office cubes are usually set in the midst of a huge office spaces where artificial light casts a drab dull hue, temperature settings are one of two extremes, and there is very little interaction with our colleagues–Pathare is positing an answer.

“The coonskin hat reminds me how playful my mom was – even under all the pressures of being a single mom, she still had the time to play dress up”

With the NEXT Thesis Exhibition opening, we dive in (and paint some walls inside) the immersive installations of Whitney Waller and SooHo Cho.


“What’s the point of not collaborating? The possibilities–what could happen–let’s not wait for a policy, let’s just find peers and work with them.”

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The scene is set. Shaky camera footage captures two unidentified men standing on top of a truck and detaching an enormous helium balloon that spells out “Banksy!”

Robert Longo, Empire,
1981, Still/Performance, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

The concept is based on the idea that topography is the evidence of change over time, which parallels the Corcoran’s creative heritage and dynamic future.

From his home in Washington, D.C., Corcoran alumnus Sam Corum, Photography BFA ’12, watched images of the turmoil unfolding in Ferguson, Mo., flash across his TV screen. Corum packed his cameras and hopped in his car.

how to survive your own death (28), archival inkjet print mounted and waxed on dibond, 35" x 43.5", 2004, ed. 3/5

Recently, photographer and former Corcoran professor Colby Caldwell emailed in response to our rundown of alum Jason Gubiotti’s show, War Paint. Included was a gem.

Unveiled is excited to host our first guest post from the National Gallery of Art on the newly conserved “Knife Edge Mirror Two Piece.”