In Amber Robles-Gordon’s artwork, the borders between states matter less than the overlapping territories of self, the never-ending negotiation of identity.
Diane Burko’s images of melting glaciers and dying coral reefs are not just pictorially impressive; they have strong emotional impact.
Part of the movement’s second generation, the artists embraced personal sentiment in their references to nature and popular culture, resulting in abstractions that are simultaneously experiential and devotional.
At the Katzen Art Center, Maia Cruz Palileo portrays the resilience of ordinary people, setting the stage for greater discussions of postcolonial heritage.
Julie Wolfe tries to make sense of the natural world by gathering and categorizing all kinds of sights and objects that offer no scientific information but inspire search for meaning, like puzzles.
WASHINGTON, DC — The everyday organisms of our natural world become mysterious and illusory in the drawings of Beverly Ress.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — If there’s any single image that provides an instant philosophical précis to Locally Sourced, up through March 15 at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, it’s “Ronald.”