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Luther W. Brady Art Gallery

 

 

“The continuing evolution of the [Luther W. Brady Art] Gallery in making a very strong statement and a window to Washington not only to the students of George Washington University but also to the public in Washington in general”

- Luther W. Brady, M.D.

 


Gallery Hours

 

Tuesday through Saturday

1:00 – 5:00 PM


Current Exhibitions

 

Ann Purcell, Hopscotch #1, 1978, acrylic on canvas, 36” x 36.” Gift of the artist and Berry Campbell Gallery, NY, 2015.

 

Ann Purcell, Hopscotch #2, 1978, acrylic on canvas, 36” x 36.” Gift of the artist and Berry Campbell Gallery, NY, 2015.

 

A TIME FOR ACTION: Washington Artists Circa 1989

June 13 - Oct. 5, 2019
 

This companion exhibition to the Corcoran exhibition 6.13.89 will exhibit paintings, drawings, and prints from the GW Collection by artists who registered their protest of the volatile cancellation of the exhibition of photographs by Robert Mapplethorpe. Also included are selected reminiscences of artists who were in Washington, D.C. at the time experiencing the upheaval as it occurred.

Artists include William Christenberry, Georgia Deal, Fred Folsom, Clark V. Fox, Sam Gilliam, Tom Green, Andrew Hudson, Lowell Nesbitt, William Newman, Dennis O'Neil, Ann Purcell, Eric Rudd, Joseph Shannon, Franklin White.

 


 

Steven Livick Untitled (Single Mannequin), 1978 gelatin silver print Gift of Lawrence Benenson, 1982

Steven Livick, Untitled (Single Mannequin), 1978, gelatin silver print, Gift of Lawrence Benenson, 1982

 

IN FASHION: Selections from the GW Collection 

August 8 - October 27, 2019

 

Carolina Herrera, Neiman Marcus, Hattie Carnegie – you know their names, but do you know what they look like?  Fashion designers and fashion purveyors can become synonymous with their designs: a little black dress, a handbag, or an scarf that everyone is suddenly wearing but the face of the designer who created that fashionable piece might never be known. A number of the photographs on view are portraits of well-known designers, models, or individuals in fashion.  They counter the glamorous side of the fashion industry works by May Wilson and Jody Mussoff give the impression of constriction and anxiety while photographs by Steven Livick draw attention to the slim line between models and their inanimate foil: mannequins.

 

Organized as a companion to the exhibit, Fast Fashion/Slow Art (August 8 – December 15, 2019), this exhibition features works of drawing, sculpture, and numerous photographs from the GW Collection and will be open Tuesday through Sunday, 1:00-5:00 PM.  Also on view will be three works from the Estate of Dr. Luther W. Brady, Jr.


Gallery Staff

 

Lenore D. Miller
Director, University Art Galleries, and Chief Curator

 

Olivia Kohler-Maga
Assistant Director

 

Hannibal Hopson
Gallery Assistant - Programming


Contact Us

 

Gallery Office:

Corcoran Flagg Building
500 17th Street, NW, Suite 142

Washington, DC 20006

202-994-1525

[email protected]

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM