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Monday, April 5, 2010


'Josef Albers:

Innovation and Inspiration'

There's less than a week left to check out works by this master of color, including a number of his iconic "Homage to the Square" paintings. Don't miss the displays that show color's incredible power to play tricks on the eye.

Through Sunday. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Independence Avenue at Seventh Street SW. 202-633-1000. http://www.hirshhorn.si.edu.



Director Tatia Rosenthal will be on hand to introduce and discuss her animated movie featuring the voice of Geoffrey Rush as a grumpy guardian angel. In the film, based on short stories by Israeli author Etgar Keret, a character discovers an ad that promises the meaning of life for just $9.99 while his neighbors shed light on what that meaning might be.

7 p.m. Freer Gallery, Jefferson Drive at 12th Street SW. 202-633-1000. http://www.asia.si.edu.


'Constructing Modernism: The Life and Architecture of Hilyard R. Robinson'

Kelly Quinn, an associate professor in American studies at Miami University in Ohio, discusses the modernist legacy of the African American architect behind Anacostia's Langston Terrace Dwellings, the first public housing project in the District.

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