Jacob Kainen, Thomas Nozkowski, Sean Scully
July 14 – August 19, 2016 

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A poignant abstraction unifies the work of the three artists presented in concert for this summer exhibition: Jacob Kainen, Thomas Nozkowski, and Sean Scully. The geometric simplicity of monotypes by Jacob Kainen and etchings Sean Scully complement Thomas Nozkowski’s gestural paintings and span the course of three decades.

Image: Jacob Kainen, Overpass, 1979, monotype, image: 24" x 18" paper: 30" x 22" 


@1700 L Street
July 8 – September 3, 2016 

Public Opening Reception: Friday, July 8, 5:00-8:00pm
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SYNTH SERIES 005: REVERB consists of radiating lines of multi-colored string revolving around a center point and extending across space to create a processional visual experience. Viewers are invited to circumnavigate the space, either voyeuristically from the street or by entering the space and engaging in exploration.

“We strive to temporarily alter the perception of public space through establishing rhythm, movement, transparency, and ephemerality. We aim to create engaging, occupiable, and flexible spaces that allow viewers to create their own experiences.”

TOKI is a collaborative group formed by two up-and-coming architects, Toluwalase Rufai and Khai Grubbs. Since 2015, the duo has sought out underutilized or abandoned spaces as sites for temporary installations with the goal of creating a dialogue between sight, sound, architecture, and the viewer.

SYNTH SERIES 005: REVERB is viewable from the street 24 hours a day and open to visitors on select dates and by appointment:
Saturday, August 6, 12-5pm
Saturday, August 13, 12-5pm
Saturday, August 20, 12-5pm
Saturday, August 27, 12-5pm
Saturday, September 3, 12-5pm

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1700L Street is a project space for temporary art installations located at the corner of 17th and L Streets in downtown Washington, DC. All installations are viewable 24/7 from the street. Previous projects include Cushner @ 1700L, Workingman Collective: Satellite, Julie Wolfe: Green Room, and Cosmic Modules by Plakookee.

This project is supported by The Lenkin Company and presented by Hemphill Fine Arts.

Image: Courtesy TOKI