WAMU 88.5 : Art Beat

Filed Under:

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, August 7

Play associated audio

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


Not My Job: We Ask The Choreographer Of 'The Lion King' About Lying Kings

We recorded the show in Rochester, N.Y., this week, which is home to the Garth Fagan Dance company. We'll ask acclaimed choreographer Garth Fagan three questions about really deceitful people.

Migrants Work To Hold Onto Latin Food History In Gentrifying D.C. Neighborhood

A restaurant in Washington D.C. that has long been a haven for Central American immigrants is adapting to gentrification in the neighborhood.

Graceful Losers Triumph, In Spite Of Defeat

One way or another, someone's going to lose on election night. And there's a graceful way to concede defeat, as Adlai Stevenson showed in 1952, and Al Gore did in the disputed 2000 election.

Wikileaks Dump Method: Sociologist Says Not All Leaked Passes Public Interest Test

Scott Simon talks to Zeynep Tufekci, associate professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, about the perils of mass information releases, like the latest Clinton campaign email leak.

Leave a Comment

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