D.C. area galleries: ‘Portico’

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mixed-media drawings whose intricate patterns suggest lacework…. are rendered on black paper with ink, graphite, acrylic and clay slips, yielding a reflective quality that echoes the metallic thread. Complex and shimmering, such exquisite compositions as “Basques” and “Delicate” evoke flowers, jewelry and orderly galaxies in the dark of space.
— Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post, February, 2014

Lo Studio dei Nipoti: Four Artists

Added on by Nancy Agati.

 

ON VIEW: September 12, 2013–January 10, 2014

GALLERY HOURS: Monday–Friday, 9 am–5pm

EXHIBITION OPENING: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 6 pm

The Calandra Institute presents an exhibition by Lo Studio dei Nipoti (“The Studio of the Grandchildren”), a nonprofit artist collective for U.S. artists of southern Italian ancestry. The works featured here, by artists Nancy Agati, Cianne Fragione, Rose Michelle Taverniti, and Marisa Tesauro, represent an e„ffort to engage with immigrant culture in the United States through the lens of the Italian-American experience while seeking to evoke realities of Italian-American life in their true range and variety.

 Nancy Agati    'EASTWEST'  mica on paper 

Nancy Agati    'EASTWEST'  mica on paper