WAMU 88.5 : Art Beat

Filed Under:

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, March 4

Play associated audio
Each of the artists featured in 'HELLO my name is' was given a canvas with the familiar name tag sticker silk-screened onto it. They then put their personal touches on the image, as artist HKS 181 did in this example.
Photo courtesy of The Fridge
Each of the artists featured in 'HELLO my name is' was given a canvas with the familiar name tag sticker silk-screened onto it. They then put their personal touches on the image, as artist HKS 181 did in this example.

Mar. 4-31: HELLO my name is

Since the inception of the graffiti movement, artists have painted their chosen nicknames, or "tags" in order to identify their work and build their brand. HELLO my name is explores the contemporary street art movement with work by 80 graffiti artists from across the Americas and UK. You can see the exhibit at The Fridge in Southeast through March 31.

Mar. 1-Apr. 1: Best of the Eastern Shore

This month you can head out to Troika Gallery in historic Easton, Maryland to see Best of the Eastern Shore, an exhibit featuring watercolor, oil, pastel, and acrylic paintings by 14 different artists. The collection depicts a variety of subjects related to the Eastern Shore, ranging from steamed crabs and oysters, to moonlit waterscapes, to a portrait of a waterman at work.

Music: "My Name Is (instrumental)" by Eminem

NPR

Book Review: 'Kinder Than Solitude'

Ellah Allfrey reviews Kinder Than Solitude, by Yiyun Li.
NPR

On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow: A Guide To Speedy Vegetables

Impatient gardeners don't have to wait for summer to harvest salad fixings. A surprising variety of crops will bring homegrown produce to your table in as little as three weeks.
WAMU 88.5

To Replace Rep. Jim Moran, Virginia Democrats Raking In Big Bucks

The race has opened the door to an epic primary season that had 13 Democrats formally announcing their candidacy.
NPR

When Parents Are The Ones Too Distracted By Devices

Parents often complain that smartphones keep their kids distracted from conversation. What happens when it's the other way around, when kids can't get their smartphone-glued parents' attention?

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.