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Matt Dunn's "Joannie on the X2" is part of the "Likeness" show at Honfleur Gallery. The show features portraits by 10 photographers and interpretations of those portraits by 10 street artists. The exhibit closes Dec. 17.
Matt Dunn's "Joannie on the X2" is part of the "Likeness" show at Honfleur Gallery. The show features portraits by 10 photographers and interpretations of those portraits by 10 street artists. The exhibit closes Dec. 17.

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Along with all the outdoor photo projections around town, FotoWeek also features many more traditional venues, if not necessarily traditional fare. Here are a few noteworthy exhibitions that illuminate the breadth and depth of the photographer's art - its past, its present and its future.

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TRUTHBEAUTY: PICTORIALISM AND THE PHOTOGRAPH AS ART, 1845-1945

Works by Alfred Stieglitz and others herald the dawn of the notion of photography as an art form, and not just reportage.

Through Jan. 9 at the Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW (Metro: Dupont Circle). 202-387-2151. www.phillipscollection.org . $12; seniors and students $10; members free.

LIKENESS

Ten contemporary photographers and 10 street artists collaborate in a project pairing portraiture with graffiti.

Opening reception Thursday at 6 p.m. Show opens Saturday through Dec. 17 at Honfleur Gallery, 1241 Good Hope Rd. SE. 202-536-8994. www.honfleurgallery.com . Free.

THE PHOTOGRAPHY THEATER

Halfway between an art gallery and a movie theater, the alternative exhibition space Wonderbox screens a series of video shorts highlighting the camerawork of Dennis Stock, Seanie Blue, Donna Ferrato and others.

Sunday, Monday and Tuesday at 8 p.m. 79 Hanover Pl. NW. Free.

- Michael O'Sullivan


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