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Weekend Pass | goingoutguide.com the changing notion of place in the his-
featuring work by Julie Roberts, Koen
tory of American art. “Mia Feuer: An
Glen Kessler, through Dec. 20. “Dono-
Vanmechelen, Leo Villareal and others,
Unkindness,” an installation inspired by
van Lyons,” a collection of mixed-media
through Jan. 18. 1358-60 Florida Ave.
the artist’s experiences on landscapes
works by Lyons, through Nov. 26. 12901
NE; 202-588-8750, connersmith.us.com.
used for oil production, through Feb. 23.
Md.; 301-528-2260, blackrockcenter.org.
Connersmith: “Between Solitude and Belonging,” photographs by Maria Friberg, through Dec. 21. “The Works: Recent
Corcoran Gallery of Art: “American Journeys—Visions of Place,” a new installation of the museum’s pre-1945 American paintings and sculpture collection organized around the theme of
500 17th St. NW; 202-639-1700, corcoran.org.
Fairfax Art League: November Art Show, includes work by featured artist Robert Dowler, through Dec. 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax; 703-273-2377, fairfaxartleague.net. Flashpoint: “Fake Empire,” Lauren Rice and Brian Barr, two Detroit-based artists, express ideas about the way “context constructs meaning, how images can change over time and how information can be lost or reconstituted” through painting, animation, sculpture and collage, through Dec. 21. 916 G St. NW; 202-315-1305, culturaldc.org. Folger Shakespeare Library: “Here Is a Play Fitted,” an exhibition examining scripts and promptbooks from Shakespeare’s “Othello,” “Richard III,” “Romeo and Juliet” and “Midsummer Night’s Dream,” through Jan. 12. 201 E. Capitol St. SE; 202-544-4600, folger.edu.
The Twists and Turns of History
27. Jefferson Drive and 12th Street SW;
Nov. 30. “Unwrapped: A Post-Perfor-
and prints by Carlton Fletcher, opening
energy and builds on the possibility of a
mance Dialogue and Dinner,” a discus-
Sat., through Dec. 24. 2025 Hillyer Place
greener, more sustainable school build-
sion with the participants of a feminist
ing, through Jan. 5. “House and Home,”
Gallery at Convergence: “Flowers One Day,” works by Christina Young Perry, through Jan. 2, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 1801 N. Quaker Lane, Alexandria; 703-998-6260. Goethe-Institut: “Linger On!” (Verweile doch), as part of FotoWeekDC, photos by Max Baumann, Iris Brosch, Reinhard Hentze, Carina Linge, Matthias Ritzmann and Robert Schlotter, through Jan. 31. 812 Seventh St. NW; 202-2891200, goethe.de/ins/us/was. Hemphill: “Represent,” in celebration of Hemphill’s 20th anniversary, this all-media exhibition features works by more than 30 artists with close ties to the gallery, through Nov. 27. “George Hemphill: Moving Art,” Hemphill discusses his experience in the art world, Sat. at 10 a.m. 1515 14th St. NW; 202-2345601, hemphillfinearts.com. Hillyer Art Space: “Having a Ball,” an exhibit featuring work by Pamela Viola, through Nov. 27. “Chandi Kelley,” works by the D.C. painter, through Nov. 30. “D.B. Stovall,” features works by the Rockville photographer, through
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Town Commons Drive, Germantown,
Foundry Gallery: “Involution,” sculptures made of rusted metal by Kathryn Wiley, through Dec. 1. 1314 18th St. NW; 202-463-0203, foundrygallery.org. Freer Gallery of Art: “Charles Freer and the Arts of Japan,” Freer’s Japanese painting collection, through Feb. 9. “Korean Style in Japanese Ceramics,” works from the 17th and 19th centuries in the Korean ceramic style are shown, through Feb. 9. “Promise of Paradise: Early Chinese Buddhist Sculpture,” Buddhist sculptures of stone and gilt bronze highlight the late Six Dynasties and the High Tang (sixth to eighth century). “Sylvan Sounds: Freer, Dewing and Japan,” American tonalism — shadowy paintings in muted hues — became a gateway to Japanese art for patron Charles Lang Freer. His namesake museum explicitly shows the connection, exhibiting works by American artist Thomas Dewing alongside Japanese pieces Freer collected in the late 1890s, through May 18. “Women in Chinese Painting,” an exhibit featuring 30 works introducing goddesses, court ladies, empresses and more examines the role of women in the art world, through April
“THE TRANS-HARMONIUM: A LISTENING DEVICE,” pictured, looks like a rough way to wake up in the morning. It’s actually part of “May I Have the Piano Delivered to You?,” in which artist Emily Francisco manipulates the deconstructed parts of an antique baby grand piano. Through Jan. 12, visitors can interact with the piece at Artisphere.
Morton Fine Art: “Ghost Stories,” an exhibition of paintings by Laurel Hausler featuring oil, wax, spray paint, fiber, resin, rust, bleached velvet and other materials, through Nov. 29. 1781 Florida Ave. NW; 202-628-2787, mortonfineart .com. National Building Museum: “Green Schools,” Perkins + Will architects present a classroom model that conserves
performance installation by Monica Jahan Bose. Dinner and wine will be served, through Thu., 7-8 p.m. 9 Hillyer Court NW; 202-338-0680, artsandartists.org.
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: “Barbara Kruger: Belief + Doubt,” the entire museum space — walls, floor, escalator sides — is wrapped in text on vinyl by the artist, immersing visitors in halls of voices that address conflicting perceptions of democracy, power and belief. “Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950,” destruction can be a powerful muse. This rubble-strewn collection of paintings, sculptures, photography and films captures the post-World War II zeitgeist, where the threat of nuclear war and atomic oblivion informed the artistic community’s perception of the physical world and its potential erasure. A day-long symposium Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. features a panel discussion with musician Yoko Ono, destructionist artist Raphael Montanez Ortiz and art historian Dario Gamboni to explore the idea of destruction as an artistic response, through May 26. Seventh Street and Independence Avenue SW; 202-633-1000, hirshhorn.si.edu. Historical Society of Washington: “Window to Washington: The Kiplinger Collection at HSW,” through Dec. 31. 801 K St. NW; 202-383-1420, historydc.org. LAST CHANCE Honfleur: Honfleur Gallery Collection, works from Honfleur’s collection, including pieces by the gallery’s long-term artists, through Wed. “Winter Recap: Honfleur Gallery Collection,” a showcase of art features work by Cyril Anguelidis, Stephan LaPlanche, John K. Lawson, Arie Mandelbaum and others, through Dec. 20, noon-5 p.m. 1241 Good Hope Road SE; 202-365-8392, honfleurgallery.com. International Visions: “SuRreaL — InterSecTionS,” Latin American contemporary artists will be shown in this group exhibition. The works will explore the idea of “surreal intersections — the constant immigration and adaptation of people throughout history that reflects an intrinsic condition of human life,” through Dec. 14. 2629 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-234-5112, inter-visions.com. Jane Haslem: “Then and Now: 40 Years,” an exhibit featuring paintings
an ongoing exhibition that explores what it means to live at home. “Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 19401990,” an exhibition divided into five sections details the transformation of Los Angeles, through March 10. 401 F St. NW; 202-272-2448, nbm.org. National Gallery of Art, East Building: “Ellsworth Kelly: Colored Continued on page E18
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Richard Weiblinger and paintings by
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YOGA WAS NOT INVENTED BY YUPPIES. In “Yoga: The Art of Trans-
formation,” through Jan. 26 at the Sackler Gallery, the history and cultural meaning of the practice is documented, such as in this work by Basawan and Tara the Elder.
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