Charles Cohan: Losing the original amidst repetition

Charles Cohan, “MGP09.X-XVII,” 2010, colagraph print, 46 x 40,” edition of one. For the next day or two, I’ll be lurking around the museums and galleries in DC. One of my favorite DC galleries is Curator’s Office, Andrea Pollan’s micro-gallery/office space on 14th Street. She shows small-scale work-on-paper, installations, and photography, and periodically invites a … read more… “Charles Cohan: Losing the original amidst repetition”

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Last chance: Dawn Black at Curator’s Office in DC

Curator’s Office, a tiny corner space in one of DC’s few gallery buildings, has one more day with Dawn Black‘s mysterious and delicately painted watercolor, ink, and gouache works on paper. Black paints small-scale portraits of individuals wearing masks, uniforms, couture fashion, prison garb, ethnic attire, and other random eccentric forms of concealment.The figures are … read more… “Last chance: Dawn Black at Curator’s Office in DC”

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Charles Cohan’s terminal hieroglyphs

“In what may be the smallest art gallery in the United States, you can discover the whole world.” Blake Gopnik reports in The Washington Post. “Or at least its airport terminals. Atlanta, Berlin, Vilnius, Bangkok, Calgary — all up there on the walls of Curator’s Office in Washington. Charles Cohan, a 47-year-old printmaker and art … read more… “Charles Cohan’s terminal hieroglyphs”

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