Home Authors Posts by Susan Platt

Susan Platt

5 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

Roger Shimomura’s ‘More Little White Lies’ upsets expectations and worldviews in 100 very small...

In these 100 small paintings, each of them two square feet, Shimomura packs in his favorite subjects, as though he cut up and tossed all his previous paintings in the air, letting them land...

In Kelly Akashi’s Encounters, galactic sculptures collide at the Henry Art Gallery

First, visitors see a full wall projection of swirling, colliding  galaxies  from the balcony above Kelly Akashi’s compelling installation Encounters at the Henry Art Gallery. After descending into the gallery, we see clay sculptures in...

Ceramicist Hanako O’Leary interweaves Shinto mythology with feminist ideology

We are greeted at the entrance to Hanako O’Leary’s exhibition by a wall of over 300 small masks. They represent, according to the artist, facets of the underworld and small goddesses who represent many...

Insomniatic works from C.C. Aramaki’s first painting showcase on display at HOUSEWRIGHT Gallery

Already well-known as a photojournalist, creating a hybrid of fashion and visuals, pieces from C.C. Aramaki’s first painting showcase, The Nite Gardener, are now on display at Georgetown’s HOUSEWRIGHT Gallery.  As she puts it, one...

Granite Calimpong, Jiyoung Lee experiment with glass at the Traver Gallery

Be sure to go to Traver Gallery before July 29 to see the solo shows of Granite Calimpong, of Filipino descent, and Jiyong Lee, raised in Korea. Both artists, working with glass, have invented...