Archive for 'Visual Arts'

The art of fear

The art of fear

Alexandria artist Suzanne Vigil thinks cockroaches are pretty. “When you get up very, very close to one, you see that a cockroach is absolutely beautiful. It’s got jeweled tones to it,” Vigil says. “When I show [...]

Out of the Attic: An ‘unusually attractive’ art deco structure on Washington Street

Out of the Attic: An ‘unusually attractive’ art deco structure on Washington Street

In the 1920s the Virginia Public Service Co., an electrical utility company, had five geographical division offices to serve customers throughout the state. In 1929, VPS announced plans to build a new Northern Virginia office at [...]

Beyond The Cat in the Hat: the secret art of Dr. Seuss on display at P&C Art Gallery

Beyond The Cat in the Hat: the secret art of Dr. Seuss on display at P&C Art Gallery

Creator of Fox in Sox, The Cat in the Hat and a goo-chewing Goo-goose, you might think you know the great Dr. Seuss. But you don’t. There’s another side to Theodor Seuss Geisel — several sides [...]