June 24, 2017
Stephanie Rudig, Washington City Paper
"This isn’t just a Color School roundup, however: The show includes artists deploying color to completely different ends, like the trippy pattern-based work of Hedieh Javanshir Ilchi, as well as some varying landscape photography artists like Anne Rowland and William Christenberry."
Robin Rose: THE BIG PAYBACK
"Robin Rose: The Big Payback," Reviewed
November 25, 2011
Kriston Capps, Washington City Paper
"The titles of his abstract paintings reference Jimi Hendrix, Tom Waits, John McLaughlin, and others, all of them gods of rock, jazz, soul, or their fusions. With the paintings themselves, however, Rose is working more angularly, summoning—to my mind, anyway—deliberate art-punk acts like Slint, Shellac, and Fugazi."
"Viewing Rm." at Hemphill Fine Arts
February 4, 2011
Louis Jacobson, Washington City Paper
"The exhibit is variegated, but like any good combine painting (and those are included too) it coheres pretty well despite itself, as giants like Robert Rauschenberg mix with such local figures as Joseph Mills, Mingering Mike and Colby Caldwell."
Familiar favorites: Once more, with feeling
January 28, 2011
Jessica Dawson, The Washington Post
"Here hang big, striking works by Tom Downing and Jacob Kainen. Here, too, are precious works on paper by Al Jensen and Alma Thomas. That Eugene Atget picture of the taxidermist's vitrine? I'll take it."
Robin Rose: Cypher
Robin Rose Exhibit: The Story Behind the Artist
April 24, 2009
Michael O'Sullivan, The Washington Post
"Robin Rose isn't just a painter. He's also a collector of modernist furniture, several examples of which appear throughout 'Robin Rose: Cypher': a dining room set, metal patio furniture, etc."