Corcoran Gallery of Art Opens Chris Martin: Painting Big Exhibition

The Corcoran Gallery of Art presents Chris Martin: Painting Big Martin’s first one-artist museum exhibition and the first exhibition of his work in Washington, D.C., on view June 18–October 23, 2011.

Spanning three spaces in the Gallery, the exhibition includes large-scale paintings commissioned for the Corcoran’s Atrium, a focused selection of work from the past nine years, and in the Corcoran’s Rotunda through August 28, a dense assemblage of small paintings from the last 25 years.

Chris Martin: Painting Big is the second exhibition in the Gallery’s NOW at the Corcoran series, a contemporary program dedicated to showcasing the work of emerging and mid-career artists. It is curated by Sarah Newman, curator of contemporary art at the Corcoran.

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