Steven Cushner & Willem de Looper

Steven Cushner & Willem de Looper

At Hemphill Fine Arts, Steven Cushner and Willem de Looper Put In The Work

March 14, 2018

John Anderson, Washington City Paper

The recent exhibitions at Hemphill Fine Art are about putting in the time. It is likely most people don’t consider artists as ones who punch clocks to produce work. This is an exhibition that dispels the myth that an artist must be moved by some unforeseen “inspiration” as the modus operandi behind how an abstract artwork gets made.

Steven Cushner & Willem de Looper

Steven Cushner & Willem de Looper

In the galleries: Zenith celebrates 40 years with two exhibitions in two spaces

March 9, 2018

Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post

REPRESENT

REPRESENT

At Hemphill Fine Arts, a retrospective show that's bigger than the gallery

November 15, 2013

Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post

"Several mini-shows nestle within “Represent,” Hemphill Fine Arts’s 20th-anniversary exhibition."

Willem de Looper: Paintings 1968-72

Willem de Looper: Paintings 1968-72

Whirlwind tour through the District’s many painting exhibits

February 9, 2012

Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post

"By the late 1960s, he was employing the techniques pioneered by Morris Louis (who died in 1962), using multiple washes of thin acrylic pigment to produce rich tints and billowing forms. Louis called one of his series 'Veils,' and 'Purple Veil' is among the four large de Looper canvases in Hemphill Fine Arts’ 'Paintings 1968-72.'"