December 23, 2008

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Dawoud Bey, Boy Eating a Foxy Pop, (Brooklyn, NY), 1988

Simultaneous exhibitions at the Walters Art Museum and the Contemporary Museum (Baltimore, Maryland) celebrate the works of renowned photographer Dawoud Bey. At the Walters, Portraits Re/Examined: A Dawoud Bey Project will feature contemporary photographs by Bey juxtaposed with historic portraits from the museum’s private collection. Dawoud Bey: Class Pictures, a companion exhibition of more than 40 of Bey’s portraits, will be on view at the Contemporary Museum. Both exhibitions run through Saturday, Feb. 16, 2009.


-- The Walters Art Museum

-- Contemporary Museum

* The winner of the contest for a free copy of All Roads...But This One, published by Luddite Kingdom Press is Allen Smithee of automotive acne productions. For those interested, the winner was picked from a "We Are Family" era Pirates hat by my wife. Thanks to all who entered.

* The Cut Ups in the Washington City Paper.

* "The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal." -- H. L. Mencken


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