"Markus Lüpertz: Threads of History" opens on Wednesday!

Join our Meet the Artist program with Lüpertz at 6:30pm on Wednesday evening.
"Markus Lüpertz: Threads of History" opens on Wednesday

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Just announced: “Ai Weiwei: Trace at Hirshhorn” opens this summer!

A solo project by Ai Weiwei, this presentation marks the East Coast debut of “Trace,” one of the artist’s most significant U.S. installations in recent years, and features the addition of two graphic wallpapers to accompany the work, one never before seen. Together, the massive installation will span 700 feet around the...
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Just announced: “Ai Weiwei: Trace at Hirshhorn” opens this summer
Judy Bell
Preeti Kaur
Dan Rogers
TODAY: visit Artlab Plus from 12-2pm and explore a showcase of artwork by the Studio Assistants, inspired by the Hirshhorn collection!
TODAY visit Artlab Plus from 122pm and explore a showcase of artwork

Artlab+ Studio Assistants Showcase

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Installation view of "Masterworks from the Hirshhorn Collection"
Left to right:
Peter Doig “Spearfishing” 2013
Sergio Camargo “Column” 1967-1968
Clyfford Still “1962-D“ 1962
Jean-Paul Riopelle “Large Triptych” 1964
Installation view of "Masterworks from the Hirshhorn Collection"
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Sunrises and sunsets are among the few moments in the day when we are reminded that the universe is vast and its measure of time infinite. This perspective, when viewed within a landscape, allows viewers a retreat from the comparatively trivial motions of daily life. By creating a new monumental mural comprised of such landscapes—some borrowed from the genre's historical repertoire, others...
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Sunrises and sunsets are among the few moments in the day when

Nicolas Party: Meet the Artist

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750,000 dots later…Enjoy this time-lapse of visitors adding dots in Yayoi Kusama’s “The Obliteration Room” ⚪

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Erika Oh
David L Cherry
Jill Thomas
Happy Mother's Day!

Celebrate with Pablo Picasso's "Woman with Baby Carriage" 1950, explore more in the collection: [ S.si.edu Link ] #atHirshhorn
Happy Mothers Day Celebrate with Pablo Picassos Woman with Baby Carriage 1950
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“It seems pumpkins do not inspire much respect. But I was enchanted by their charming and winsome form. What appealed to me most was the pumpkin’s generous unpretentiousness. That and its solid spiritual base.” ~Yayoi Kusama

"Infinity Mirrored Room - All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins" 2016, courtesy of Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo / Singapore and Victoria Miro, London. © Yayoi Kusama...
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It seems pumpkins do not inspire much respect But I was enchanted
Lacey Capps
Lama Korhani Masri
Maurice Hendrix
Carly Medosch
Lindsey Hightower
Jen Christiansen
Join us tomorrow evening: New York–based critic and curator Bob Nickas presents a selection of 100 paintings. Choosing one from each year in order from 1915–2015, Nickas will present a unique perspective on art history and modern art.
Join us tomorrow evening New Yorkbased critic and curator Bob Nickas presents

Bob Nickas: 100 Paintings / 100 Years

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Tickets are now available for Shadow/Casters, an after-hours performance art event with Transformer! Join us June 10:
Tickets are now available for ShadowCasters an afterhours performance art event with

Shadow/Casters

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Nazzarena Labò
Jen Adams Davis
Xime Celleri
Peek inside Yayoi Kusama's "Dots Obsession – Love Transformed Into Dots" (2007) #InfiniteKusama

Courtesy of Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo/Singapore; Victoria Miro, London; David Zwirner, New York. © Yayoi Kusama
Peek inside Yayoi Kusamas Dots Obsession  Love Transformed Into Dots 2007 InfiniteKusama
Shari Alford
Naydza Muhammad
Lexie Pérez-Grüber
Green probably isn't the first color that comes to mind when one thinks of blooming flowers. Yet it is wide-spread throughout the flowering plant kingdom. Check out the green blossoms of Dendrobium Genting Royal in our exhibition "Orchids: A Moment" at Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
Only one week left to enjoy the show!
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden 05/07/2017
Michelle Kang
Brazilian artist Vik Muniz, best known for creating what he terms “photographic delusions,” began his career as a sculptor but eventually turned his attention exclusively to photography. Working with a variety of unconventional materials—such as chocolate, diamonds, dust, and sugar—the artist forms three-dimensional narratives before recording the final images with his camera. Foregrounding...
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Brazilian artist Vik Muniz best known for creating what he terms photographic

Vik Muniz: Meet the Artist

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Welcome summer with Shadow/Casters, an after-hours performance art event, hosted by the Hirshhorn in partnership with local arts organization Transformer. Coinciding with the approaching summer solstice, the event features one-night-only performances by Jason Barnes (Pussy Noir), Alexandra ‘Rex’ Delafkaran, Kunj, and Hoesy Corona as they creatively explore concepts of abundance, transition and...
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Welcome summer with ShadowCasters an afterhours performance art event hosted by the

Shadow/Casters

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UPDATE: THIS EVENT IS SOLD-OUT.

Come celebrate the final weekend of "Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors" before it closes on May 14.

Includes:

-Timed pass to Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors (last entry at 8:30PM)

-Access to Masterworks from the Hirshhorn Collection and other exhibitions from 6PM to 10PM

-Encore screenings of Kusama’s early experimental films

-Interactive performances from...
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UPDATE THIS EVENT IS SOLDOUT Come celebrate the final weekend of Yayoi

Infinite After Party

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Tony Romo
Fabi Guillén
Luana Gavetti
The ARTLAB+ Studio Assistants Program is a twelve-week internship for teens that provides highly specialized tech skills, leadership opportunities, and the chance to be involved directly with events and exhibitions happening at the museum. This showcase will feature artworks that engage this session’s theme of artistic identity and are inspired by works in the Hirshhorn collection.
The ARTLAB Studio Assistants Program is a twelveweek internship for teens that

Artlab+ Studio Assistants Showcase

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Filmed over nearly three years, Waste Land (2010) follows renowned Brazilian artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to the world’s largest landfill, Jardim Gramacho, located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. While there, Muniz works with an eclectic band of catadores—self-designated pickers of recyclable materials. Initially, his objective is to “paint” them with...
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Filmed over nearly three years Waste Land 2010 follows renowned Brazilian artist

Film: Waste Land

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Previously head of the acclaimed Dusseldorf Art Academy, German artist Markus Lüpertz is internationally recognized as one of the most renowned figures of Neo-Expressionist painting. Working across a variety of media for more than fifty years, he has earned a reputation for probing the expressive possibilities of figuration and imbuing his subjects with both personal and historical resonances....
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Previously head of the acclaimed Dusseldorf Art Academy German artist Markus Lüpertz

Markus Lüpertz: Meet the Artist

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Recently commissioned to create a unique work for the Dolcezza pop-up coffee shop on the Hirshhorn plaza, DC-based artist Kelly Towles discuss his work and POW! WOW! DC, an international art movement that celebrates culture, music, and art, while enriching and beautifying the neighborhoods in which it takes place. He will be joined for this special morning discussion by artist, illustrator,...
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Recently commissioned to create a unique work for the Dolcezza popup coffee

Gallery Talk: Kelly Towles with Jasper Wong

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