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Dionne Figgins, Artistic Director, Ballet Tech.  Photo: Jeenah Moon for The Washington Post

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© Chuck Close, courtesy Pace Gallery Chuck Close, Cindy II, 1988. Oil on canvas, 72 x 60”. No. 19530.

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Chuck Close    Photo © Vogue

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New Artistic Director

Artist: Dionne Figgins

Genre: Dance/Ballet

Description: New Artistic Director of Ballet Tech

Location: New York City

Dates: Began July, 2021

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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)

 

 

 





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Photography Exhibition

Artist: Don McCullin

Genre: Photography

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

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Retrospective

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.

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Portraits of Famous Women Writers

Artist: Various/Authors- various

Genre: Portraits

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

Contact: Her Story: A Century of Women Writers | (si.edu)

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Harry Styles: Love on Tour

Artist: Harry Styles

Genre: Pop Music

Description: Concert

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.

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We are overjoyed to have found in Dionne the
ideal person to collaborate with Ballet Tech’s
staff, board and community to carry its foundational ideas forward,” said Patricia Crown, the chair of the Ballet Tech Foundation’s board of directors.