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SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM | David Levinthal's retrospective highlights the way in which he applies his characteristic lighting and focusing to address  many aspects of American pop culture and history.

Levinthal Challenges Idealized Notions of American Culture

Photographer David Levinthal uses figurines, doll furniture and other miniatures to meticulously piece together dioramas that recreate images — or imaginations — of American society. Employing important pieces of Americana, Levinthal seeks to represent collective and idealized notions of American identity with over 70 photographs. “American Myth & Memory: David[Read More…]

by September 18, 2019 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, The Guide
GWA Exhibits Historic Alumnae of Georgetown

GWA Exhibits Historic Alumnae of Georgetown

Three Georgetown alumnae shared their stories of breaking gender barriers in college at the opening of the Georgetown Women Alliance’s “Women on the Walls” photography exhibit March 14. Georgetown became fully co-ed in 1969, when the College of Arts and Sciences became the last of Georgetown’s undergraduate colleges to admit[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA | Freelance photographer George Steinmetz, right, and American University Associate Professor of  Philosophy and Religion Evan Berry, left, said an understanding religion is essential to motivate action against climate change at an event Jan. 23.

Visual Effects of Climate Change Motivate Action

Displaying the effects of increasingly frequent environmental disasters and engaging religious communities is necessary to motivate action against climate change, George Steinmetz, a freelance photographer, and Evan Berry, an American University associate professor of philosophy and religion, said at a Jan. 23 event. Using aerial photography that can show the[Read More…]

by January 25, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Empowering Women Through Art at the Zenith Gallery

Empowering Women Through Art at the Zenith Gallery

Walking into the “Artists Femina” exhibit at Zenith Gallery is an arresting experience. The walls, floors, tables — every possible surface — are covered in an almost dizzying, captivating array of art. Founded in 1978 by artist Margery Goldberg, Zenith Gallery is a contemporary and modern art gallery located in[Read More…]

by October 31, 2017 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Entitled “After the Crisis,” photojournalist Sara May's exhibit features photos from her travels to Sierra Leone and offers an intimate look into everyday life, documenting the struggle of the human subjects as they adapt to life without the loved ones they lost to Ebola.

Photojournalist Examines Post-Ebola Life in Sierra Leone

Photojournalism has the power to raise awareness for otherwise forgotten stories, according to photojournalist Sara May at an opening of her exhibit detailing the aftermath of the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone at the Washington, D.C. Leica Store on Friday. Titled “After the Crisis,” the exhibit features photos from May’s[Read More…]

by September 18, 2017 0 comments City News, News

Exploring Avant-Garde Art at the Hirshhorn

With its recent acquisition of 11 Japanese avant-garde photographic works last month, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden hopes to incorporate “an unprecedented critical history of the postwar Japanese avant-garde” to its collection, according to a Hirshhorn press release. The Hirshhorn has been expanding its collection by acquiring pieces from[Read More…]

by September 15, 2017 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, The Guide

Museum Exhibits Across the District

“Wish Tree for Washington, D.C.” The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is one of D.C.’s premier art galleries, attracting millions of visitors each year with its eye-catching exhibits. In 2007, during the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival, the Hirshhorn installed “Wish Tree for Washington, D.C.,” a sculpture by Yoko Ono[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide

A Voyage Through JFK’s Legacy

The Smithsonian American Art Museum recently unveiled its newest exhibit, “American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times,” a fascinating photo gallery that explores and celebrates the life and legacy of the 35th president. Visitors might ask, what exactly is it that makes Kennedy an “American visionary,” and an international[Read More…]

by May 16, 2017 1 comment Features, The Guide

How I Snuck Into A Future Concert

Over the past few months, I’ve pursued a hobby that combines two of my favorite things in a way I had never previously considered: “professional” concert photography. As an avid concertgoer, I have always come home with dead and sometimes broken phones, feeling at once content and unfulfilled. I’d spent[Read More…]

Justin Schuble takes a photo outside of P.F. Chang’s as part of a promotion for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Schuble’s Instagram page @DCFoodPord ammassed more than 55,000 followers in just two years.

Student Caters to DC Foodies on Instagram

Justin Schuble (MSB ’17) never planned to become “Insta-famous.” His Instagram account — @DCFoodPorn — has over 56,000 followers and has been featured in Thrillist, USA Today College, Huffington Post, Elite Daily and Yahoo News. The account’s more than 1,000 posts feature colorful macaroons, cheesy burgers and decadent s’mores pancakes[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top