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Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, through May 7, 2017

“‘Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait’—the National Portrait Gallery’s first exhibition entirely devoted to media art—offers a new interpretation of the work of the pioneering video artist as a career-long experimentation with portraiture. Since the early 1970s, Viola has been recognized for his groundbreaking and masterful use of video technologies, creating poetic works that… Read More

Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, April 7 – August 27, 2017

Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection features more than 100 extraordinary examples of luxury cigarette and vanity cases, compacts, clocks and other objects. The collection, personal gifts from Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan (1933–2003) to his wife, Catherine… Read More

Outcasts: Women in the Wilderness at Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill, through July 9, 2017 and Wave Hill Sunroom Project Space Installation by Borinquen Gallo, through May 21, 2017

Photographs by Corrado Serra. “Women have long been treated and portrayed as outcasts, pushed to the fringes of societal order. Throughout the world, women are encouraged to remain silent and obedient or suffer terrible consequences. Combating imposed and constricted perceptions of gender, artists in Outcasts… Read More