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Duy Lam's Passed Icons demonstrates the vibrant colors used throughout his Union of Color and Form exhibit.
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Duy Lam's Passed Icons demonstrates the vibrant colors used throughout his Union of Color and Form exhibit.

Aug. 7-Aug. 29: Mini Solos
Touchstone Gallery in Northwest presents MiniSolos. The juried exhibit showcases work by 38 guest artists and covers a variety of media. The artwork shows a wide range of creative expression, from the tranquil to the provocative. You can check it out through August 29.

Aug. 7-Sept. 1: Duy Lam: Union of Color and Form
You can see a retrospective exhibit by artist Duy Lam at ArtSpace Herndon through September 1. In Union of Color and Form, Lam, who is originally from Vietnam, presents a number of abstracts and oil paintings inspired by his homeland. The colorful body of work represents Lam’s “remembrance of a poignant past and his inexhaustible quest for a timeless beauty and innermost peace.” There will be a reception with the artist this Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Music: “Up All Night (Instrumental)” by EI-P

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