Studio Visit with Maggie Michael

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Vesela Sretenovic, Senior Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, introduces Maggie Michael.

Last month, Phillips Contemporaries got a peek into DC-based artist Maggie Michael‘s artistic practice with a studio visit. Michael discussed her work from early to present.

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(left) Maggie shares some of her early prints, Reflections on the Declaration of Independence (right) Phillips Contemporaries members take a closer look at the artist’s work

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Artist Maggie Michael discussing her work

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The artist’s studio

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The artist and Contemporaries discuss her more recent work

ArtGrams: One Billion Breaths in a Lifetime

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Jill O’Bryan’s one billion breaths in a lifetime, as photographed by Instagrammer @carac_designs

In this month’s edition of ArtGrams, we’re highlighting your creative shots of Jill O’Bryan’s one billion breaths in a lifetime. Hear from the artist in this video taken during installation.

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Photo via @enid_the_nomad

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Photo via @christina.maitland

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Via Instagrammer @michalxcohen: It takes approximately 97 years to breath a billion breaths

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Photo via @rylanddevero

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Instagrammer @hanan_am says: One billion breath in a lifetime. Now time for some breaths of art.

Making a Mural, Starting with a Pool

Of his artistic process, mural artist James Bullough says, “Every wall is a slightly different process…I normally start with the dark areas and work toward the light areas and just kind of move like a printer from one section of the painting all the way down.” Read more about the mural, and parts one and two of a larger interview with Bullough.