Camp Creativity: Week Six, Your Friday Art Fix! + Virtual Gallery

We had a spectacular Week 6 here at Camp Creativity! Read on to see what our young artists have been up to this week! HILL CENTER Campers at the Hill Center got creative this week in Cartooning and Color My World. Our Cartooning campers learned how to incorporate many different styles of cartooning into their […]

It’s Hard Work to Play Favorites: Q&A with Albert Paley and Eric Turner

June 28 marked the opening of American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley here at the Corcoran, a highly-anticipated retrospective that showcases the 50-year career of a remarkable metalsmith. We sat down with artist Albert Paley himself and exhibition curator, Eric Turner, of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, to gain insight on a […]

Camp Creativity: Week One, Tons of Fun! + Virtual Gallery

Summer is here again, and so is Camp Creativity! On Monday we kicked off our eight-week art camp at three locations – Downtown, Georgetown, and THEARC. Off to a strong start, our talented young artists got busy creating magnificent and original works of art. Keep scrolling to take a peek at what our campers have […]

Preparing, Upwards

  NOW Mia Feuer: An Unkindness Installation from Corcoran Gallery of Art on Vimeo. We took time to speak to someone with very little of it to spare: Brian Sentman, Chief Preparator at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Along with Mia Feuer–the artist behind An Unkindness–and a team of curators, the registrar, and contractors, Brian […]

Getting to An Unkindness— Curator Sarah Newman

Mia Feuer: An Unkindness- Essay excerpt by Sarah Newman, Curator of Contemporary Art Hanging directly above Feuer’s Rink is a sculpture entitled An Unkindness, a massive black and grey tangle of what appears to be tree trunks, metal bars, and bird wings. Made of tar paper, foam, feathers, and paint, the sculpture—and the exhibition as […]

Mia Feuer: An Unkindness

Mia Feuer’s NOW at the Corcoran exhibition, An Unkindness, is a meditation on the place of the individual within the cycle of oil production and consumption. Drawing from her experiences as a child growing up in Canada and as a participant in our oil-fueled contemporary culture, but also from a series of research trips she […]

American Journeys—Visions of Place: An Inside Look at the Reinstallation of the Collection of American Art to 1945

By: Rebecca Singerman The Corcoran’s renowned collection of pre-1945 American paintings and sculpture conveys the changing theme of place in the history of American art. These works will be displayed in American Journeys – Visions of Place, opening on September 21. Though this new