Monday, May 15, 2006

You Shouldn't Have!

An interesting (yes, arts) review in the Washington Post Style section today By WaPo Staff writer, Philip Kennicott

On the NEA's 40th, the Art of Politics

"An interesting convergence will occur Wednesday, when the National Endowment for the Arts begins a three-day celebration of its 40th anniversary at American University's Katzen Arts Center. Inside the impressive new facility, commandingly perched on Ward Circle in Northwest, is an exhibition of political art, or "Visual Politics: The Art of Engagement," as it is called by the curators. This is art as provocation, political commentary, utopian imagination, protest and, sometimes, pure unmitigated rage. It deals with gender, race, war and imperialism." Read here.

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