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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, August 7

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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


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