1.14.2019

john ros

__lineation__

@DC Arts Center

curated by Stephanie J. Williams

January 18 – February 17

OPENING RECEPTION: January 18, 7-9pm

WASHINGTON, DC – the DC Arts Center is pleased to announce the exhibition, __lineation__, a site specific installation by John Ros.

John Ros reacts to the thirty-year history of DCAC’s main gallery by creating a subtle, site-specific installation that uses line-work to help visitors become more aware of their surroundings. Ros' work invokes the history of our spaces by exposing the 1989 architectural layout of the two apartments that existed prior to the construction of the DC Arts Center and created a series of typed underscore prints. These prints, executed on a typewriter, abstracts line into conversations about designations of space, borders and their implications.

Ros’ aesthetic, both clean and deliberate, exposes a need to make visible through form and line that which is easily overlooked, a philosophy that extends towards the margins of the American...

8.29.2016

FORTHCOMING:

OPENING Friday, September 9, 2016, 6-9pm

Good and Plenty @School 33, Baltimore

Curated by Cynthia Connolly

Artists: Darcie Book // Amy Hughes Braden // Estee Fox // Matt Hollis // Stephanie Williams

Most of us grew up with color televisions, computer monitors, and mobile phones whose screens emanate a myriad of colors seemingly not replicable in the natural world. Using them daily, how much do these devices influence us? Utilizing distinctive methods, the artists of GOOD AND PLENTY may be attempting to recreate the luminosity and hue from these glowing beacons. Matt Hollis constructs new worlds using manufactured materials, drawing viewers close by employing the clean vivid color of familiar objects and textures disguised through accumulation. Stephanie Williams’ installation features unnaturally bright colors in thread and fabric, at first obscuring the depiction of forcemeat and human body parts. Darcie Book uses dried acrylic house paint to create swirled, candy-like three-d...

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