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Studio with Black Vase (1938) is an oil painting that incorporates sand, one of the Georges Braque's methods of experimenting with surface texture.
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Studio with Black Vase (1938) is an oil painting that incorporates sand, one of the Georges Braque's methods of experimenting with surface texture.

Jun. 11-30: Company
Who needs romance when you’ve got friends? In the musical comedy Company Bobby is single and happy, until his 35th birthday rolls around. Surrounded by his closest friends, most of whom are married, the bachelor examines the strengths and weaknesses of their relationships. Will Bobby warm to the idea of matrimony or resign himself to a lifetime of casual sex and playing the third wheel? You can find out through June 30 at Signature Theatre in Arlington.

Jun. 11-Sept. 1: Georges Braque and the Cubist Still Life 1928-1945
The Philips Collection presents an exhibit of work by French cubist painter Georges Braque through September 1. The exhibition showcases still lifes from an overlooked period in the artist’s career, spanning from 1928 to 1945. The 42 canvases highlight the artist’s experiments in color, scale and texture, and demonstrate how his personal style developed during the years leading up to and through World War II.

Music: “The Marriage Instrumental” by Cex

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