A Time for Action: Washington Artists circa 1989

Ann Purcell, Hopscotch #1, 1978, acrylic on canvas, 36” x 36.” Gift of the artist and Berry Campbell Gallery, NY, 2015.

This companion exhibition to the Corcoran exhibition 6.13.89 will exhibit paintings, drawings, and prints from the GW Collection by artists who registered their protest of the volatile cancellation of the exhibition of photographs by Robert Mapplethorpe. Also included are selected reminiscences of artists who were in Washington, D.C. at the time experiencing the upheaval as it occurred. Artists include Clark V. Fox, Andrew Hudson, Eric Rudd, Ann Purcell, and William Newman.


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