Aug 30 2010

Movie Night at the GAC@B

Thursday, September 2 — 7:00-9:00 pm

Gateway Arts Center @ Brentwood
3901 Rhode Island Ave
Brentwood MD 20722
A new film every First Thursday of the Month
A free event.  Refreshments provided.

Beautiful LosersBEAUTIFUL LOSERS celebrates the spirit behind one of the most influential cultural moments of a generation.  In the early 1990s a loose-knit group of like-minded outsiders found common ground at a little NYC storefront gallery.  Rooted in the DIY (do-it-yourself) subcultures of skateboarding, surf, punk, hip hop & graffiti, they made art that reflected the lifestyles they led.  Developing their craft with almost no influence from the “establishment” art world, this group and the subcultures they sprang from have now become a movement that has been transforming pop culture.

Starring a selection of artists who are considered leaders within this culture, Beautiful Losers focuses on the telling of personal stories.  It speaks to themes of what happens when the outside becomes “in” as it explores the creative ethos connecting these artists and today’s youth.

Cast:

  • Ed Templeton
  • Mike Mills
  • Stephen Powers
  • Geoff McFetridge
  • Shepard Fairey
  • Harmony Korine
  • Barry McGee
  • Margaret Kilgallen

www.BeautifulLosers.com

(90 minutes, not rated)

Beautiful Losers Awards


Aug 8 2010

Arts Exchange Reception – Aug 7, 2010

Here are a few photos of the reception yesterday for Spectrum: Memories of Natural Forms & Light, recent paintings by Ellen Baer, at the Arts Exchange @ Brentwood:

Ellen Baer Reception
Ellen Baer Reception
Ellen Baer Reception
Ellen Baer Reception

The show runs through September 3.

(These photos at Flickr.)


Aug 5 2010

Movie Night at the 39th Street Gallery

Thursday, August 5 — 7:00 pm

A new film every First Thursday of the Month
A free event.  Refreshments provided.

Narrated by Dustin Hoffman, VISUAL ACOUSTICS celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, the world’s greatest architectural photographer, whose images brought modern architecture to the American mainstream.  Shulman, who passed away this year, captured the work of nearly every major modern and progressive architect since the 1930s including Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra, John Lautner, and Frank Gehry.  His images epitomized the singular beauty of Southern California’s modernist movement and brought its iconic structures to the attention of the general public.  This unique film is both a testament to the evolution of modern architecture and a joyful portrait of the magnetic, whip-smart gentleman who chronicled it with his unforgettable images.

WINNER
“Best Documentary” 2009 Palm Springs International Film Festival
“Audience Award” 2008 Austin Film Festival
“Grand Jury Prize” 2008 Lone Star International Film Festival
“Outstanding Achievement in Documentary Filmmaking” 2009 Newport Beach Film Festival
At the Gateway Arts Center @ Brentwood
3901 Rhode Island Ave
Brentwood MD 20722