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"Talus," by John Ross, is one of the works included in RED, an exhibition of prints featuring the bold hue.
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"Talus," by John Ross, is one of the works included in RED, an exhibition of prints featuring the bold hue.

Feb. 20-Apr. 13: RED
Red is a symbolic color with a multitude of meanings. It's found throughout nature and in art, and depending on whom you ask, the hue can indicate happiness, danger, or passion. A current exhibition at The Old Print Gallery is showcasing art that includes the color and demonstrates its various connotations. RED features work by modern and early 20th century printmakers, and will be on display through April 13.

Feb. 20-Apr. 27: The Best of All Worlds ... Modern and Traditional Art
You can head to Zenith Gallery through April 27 to see The Best of All Worlds...Modern and Traditional Art, which features the work of two men who bring different perspectives and disciplines to the table. Paul Martin Wolff creates abstract sculpture in sandstone, while realist painter Bradley Stevens depicts the natural and manmade beauty of the National Capital Region with his oil paintings.

Music: "Fire Coming Out of a Monkey's Head (Instrumental)" by Gorillaz

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