EVENTS AND SHOWINGS
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Artist Events & Showings
Dionne Figgins, Artistic Director, Ballet Tech. Photo: Jeenah Moon for The Washington Post
© Chuck Close, courtesy Pace Gallery Chuck Close, Cindy II, 1988. Oil on canvas, 72 x 60”. No. 19530.
Chuck Close Photo © Vogue
New Artistic Director
Artist: Dionne Figgins
Description: New Artistic Director of Ballet Tech
Location: New York City
Dates: Began July, 2021
Death in the Art World
Artist: Chuck Close
Genre: Line Artist/Photography
Description: Death of Major Artist
Location: New York
Dates: August, 2021
Contact: Reckoning With the Monumental—and Damaged—Legacy of Chuck Close (msn.com)
Artist: Don McCullin
Description: Over 200 photographs of Liverpool, the north and international conflict, captured over the last 60 years
Location: Tate Liverpool Exhibition
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Liverpool L3 4BB
Dates: Extended dates, showing through September 5, 2021
Don McCullin: The Interview – Tate Etc | Tate
Don McCullin on Photographing War – Interview | Tate
Artist: Nam June Paik
Genre: Visionary, experimental, pop culture
Description: A global artist, Paik transcends multiple genres while predicting the age of Technology and Mass Communication.
Location: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 151 Third Street, in San Francisco’s SoMA district.
Dates: Showing through October 3, 2021
Contact: Nam June Paik · SFMOMA Includes many interviews with the artist who passed away in 2006.
Portraits of Famous Women Writers
Artist: Various/Authors- various
Description: Her Story: A Century of Women Writers. Famous women writers who changed the face of literature.
Location: Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, 8th and G Streets NW Washington, DC 20001
Dates: Showing through January 23, 2022
Harry Styles: Love on Tour
Artist: Harry Styles
Genre: Pop Music
Location: Capitol One Arena 601 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20004
Dates: Sat. Sept. 18, 2021 8:00 pm
Contact: Harry Styles Tickets, 2021 Concert Tour Dates | Ticketmaster
Don McCullin Tate Liverpool Exhibition-extended
Nam June Paik: Electronic Superhighway San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Willa Cather 1873–1947
Following the publication of O Pioneers! (1913) and My Ántonia (1918), Sinclair Lewis remarked: “The United States knows Nebraska because of Willa Cather’s books.” One of Ours (1922), her fifth of twelve novels, won the Pulitzer Prize. She also published six collections of short fiction, books of poetry, and nonfiction. Photograph: Edward Steichen, from a 1927 issue of Vanity Fair. Edward Steichen (1879–1973) Gelatin silver print, 1927 Acquired in memory of Agnes and Eugene Meyer through the generosity of Katharine Graham and the New York Community Trust, the Island Fund.