Spectrum Of Warnings

Saturday, September 30, 2006

· Louis Cameron makes abstract paintings about post-Sept. 11 times. Slyly commemorative but hardly propagandistic, his pictures reduce Department of Homeland Security-issued threat levels to a rainbow-colored palette. The gallery's rear room hosts John Beech in an intriguing mini-exhibition of painting-photograph hybrids. Photographed urban scenes -- a dumpster, some road signs -- peek out from below thick swaths of shiny enamel paint; both demand, and receive, our attention.

Louis Cameron and John Beech at G Fine Art, 1515 14th St. NW, Tuesday- Saturday 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 202-462-1601, to Oct. 7.http://www.gfineartdc.com.

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