Critics praise CK/RFA's unusual exhibit of American political art

LINES DRAWN: America's Artists Look Beyond the Politics of Red and Blue," presents the art of 19 artists who responded to an "open call" for art motivated by the artists' concerns that important national issues are being ignored or inadequately addressed by our Federal government due to the poisonous political atmosphere in Washington. The issues cited by the artists' work include NSA domestic spying, campaign finance laws, the homeless, climate change, abortion rights and the President's use (or abuse) of his executive powers.

LINES DRAWN has received unanimous praise from art critics, both for the quality of the art presented and because contemporary American political art is rarely exhibited in U.S. museums or private art galleries (thru November 30) REVIEWS: Washington Post: Nov 16, 2014 Galleries column / Art and Circuses blog:

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THIS SUNDAY: Claudia Gibson Hunter

Washington artist Claudia Gibson Hunter will discuss "Information Signature," her 2008 mixed media triptych, now on display at CK/RFA as part of the LINES DRAWN exhibit. Educated at the Tyler school of Art and Temple University in Philadelphia, Gibson Hunter also taught and did graduate work at Howard University. ARTIST'S TALK: SUNDAY, November 23, 5pm-7pm CLAUDIA GIBSON HUNTER

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