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2007 Marfield Prize

2007 Winner

Jenny Uglow, Nature’s Engraver: A Life of Thomas Bewick (Faber and Faber Limited)

2007 Finalists

Carolyn Brown, Chance and Circumstance: Twenty Years with Cage and Cunningham (Knopf)

Nigel Cliff, The Shakespeare Riots: Revenge, Drama, and Death in
Nineteenth Century America
(Random House)

William Jelani Cobb, To the Break of Dawn: A Freestyle on the Hip-Hop Aesthetic (NYU Press)

Alex Ross, The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century (Picador)

2007 Judges

Jamaica Kincaid, novelist

Nancy Pearl, author and librarian

Robert Pinsky, poet

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Friday, September 1st

Out and About: Boissegur Retrospective

If you find yourself in Paris this October take some time to visit club member Béatrice Boissegur’s retrospective exhibition. This show has been organized by the Mairie of Paris, with the famous historical French Académie (Académie des Beaux-Arts), and the Bridgeman images company.  

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Friday, August 4th

Call for Entries Deadline Extended!

Deadline Extended: September 1, 2017 The Arts Club of Washington continues its support for the visual arts with the Call for Entries for the 2018–2019 gallery season. Exhibitions are scheduled monthly from September 2018 through May 2019. These exhibitions provide opportunities for artists to display their works and allow the Arts Club to present a…

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Wednesday, August 2nd

Outside Artist Opportunities: Poe & Puck

POE & PUCK THE 27TH ANNUAL STRATHMORE JURIED EXHIBITION   Artwork inspired by the magic and macabre in the writings of Edgar Allan Poe and William Shakespeare. SUBMIT APPLICATION HERE by September 30, 11:59pm Prospectus ABOUT THE EXHIBITION Strathmore invites artists to submit original artwork inspired by magical scenes or mysterious themes in the literary work…

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