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An art-fair cannot escape the opulence of itself. At it’s best moments, you can see through the haze of comma-filled price sheets and crudités to see some great work.

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Welcome to the new Unveiled blog at GW’s Corcoran School of the Arts and Design! Throughout the academic year, Unveiled will continue to highlight local DC and on-campus arts

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Week Seven has been a blast at Camp Creativity! Keep reading to see what our amazing campers have been working on this week!

July Blog

Summer is flying by and August is almost near! Finally the forecast includes neither humidity nor rain and we have the perfect variety of events for you to enjoy.

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June 28 marked the opening of American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley here at the Corcoran, a highly-anticipated retrospective that showcases the 50-year career of a remarkable metalsmith. We sat down with artist Albert Paley himself and exhibition curator, Eric Turner, of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, to gain insight on a […]

Corcoran Weekend

By: Ashley Fletcher With the anticipation of our summer exhibition, American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley, opening this weekend, downtown D.C. is definitely the place to be. So make the most of the summer heat, watch out for tourists, and follow our guide to happenings around town that are sure to maximize art and […]

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By: Diana Lautenberger, Masters of Arts in Teaching, Art Education, Corcoran College of Art + Design, Class of 2014 With papers turned in, final projects presented, and one wrinkle and ulcer-inducing thesis accepted, I find myself at the end of my masters program

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The Dudley Memorial Lecture was established in 1984 by Robert Whittier Dudley and his six children with wife Argentina “Argie” Copello Dudley as a way to commemorate and perpetuate Argentina’s life’s work and interests following her death. Since its inception, the lecture has brought leaders in the

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By: Philip Brookman, Chief Curator and Head of Research, Corcoran Gallery of Art The Krazyhouse (Megan, Simon, Nicky, Philip, Dee), Liverpool, UK, is a four channel video installation created in 2009 at a popular dance club in Liverpool. It presents in sequence a group of five young people in their teens and early twenties dancing

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NEXT 2014 is Corcoran’s annual celebration of the brilliance and promise of its students. From now until May 18th, the finished thesis presentations of the graduating class will be on display at the Corcoran Gallery of Art for all to view and enjoy. Before you come to the exhibition, take a behind-the-scenes look at a […]