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Doug Aitken: Selected Press

Washingtonpost.com (The Going Out Guide), “Best January-March events” by Alex Baldinger. January 2012.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/gog/best-bets/january-march12,100195.html 

Artinfo.com, “Doug Aitken Will Turn Hirshhorn into 360-Degree Screen” by Benjamin Sutton. Feb. 23, 2012.
http://blogs.artinfo.com/artintheair/2012/02/23/doug-aitken-will-turn-hirshhorn-into-360-degree-screen/ 

Archinect.com, “Doug Aitken Will Turn Hirshhorn into 360-Degree Screen”. Feb. 23, 2012.
http://archinect.com/news/article/39099189/doug-aitken-will-turn-hirshhorn-into-360-degree-screen 

The Architect’s Newspaper, “Surface to Air: Iconic DC museum exterior becomes a platform for multimedia art” by Amanda Hurley. Feb. 24, 2012. 
http://archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=5904

CurbedDC, “Hirshhorn Bulidng to Double As a Movie Screen; Bare Bones Tour this Weekend.” Amy Rose Dobson. 
http://dc.curbed.com/archives/2012/02/hirshorn-building-to-double-as-a-movie-screen-bare-bones-tour.php 

Capitol File (online and in March print edition), “Liquefying the Hirshhorn” by Kara Manos. Feb. 27, 2012.
http://capitolfile-magazine.com/channels/living/insights 

DC Magazine (online and in March print edition), “Curating Destiny” by Tiffany Jow. Feb. 27. 2012. 
http://www.modernluxury.com/dc/articles/curating-destiny 

GOOD Magazine (online), “In Washington, D.C., A Museum Gets a Cinematic Makeover,” by Julie Ma. Feb. 29, 2012. 
http://www.good.is/post/in-washington-d-c-a-museum-gets-a-cinematic-makeover/ 

Washingtonpost.com (The Style Blog), “Doug Aitken to Light Up Hirshhorn Façade” by Jackie Trescott. Feb. 29, 2012. 
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/arts-post/post/doug-aitken-to-light-up-the-hirshhorn-facade/2012/02/28/gIQAYnl1hR_blog.html 

Refinery29.com, “Most Awesome, Artsy, and Free (!) Date Idea in D.C.” by Holly E. Thomas. Mar. 1, 2012.
http://www.refinery29.com/hirshorn-museum-dc-video-installation 

Architectural Digest (online and print), “Doug Aitken’s Latest Video Installation” by Samuel Cochran. March 2012.
http://www.architecturaldigest.com/resources/features/2012/03/doug-aitken-hirshhorn-museum-article 

Brightest Young Things, “In Just a Few Weeks- Hirshhorn’s About to Become Pretty Much the Coolest Place Ever” by Svetlana Legetic. Mar. 1, 2012. 
http://www.brightestyoungthings.com/articles/in-just-a-few-weeks-hirshhorns-about-to-become-pretty-much-the-coolest-place-ever.htm 

WTOP.com (Local News, March 1), “The Hirshhorn’s cylinder to glow with moving images.” By Megan Cloherty
http://www.wtop.com/?nid=41&sid=2768612

Washington Post (print Going Out Guide, March 2) “Mark Your Calendar.” 

Huffington Post, Area Daily, “Enjoying Washington During The Cherry Blossom Festival.” Mar. 5, 2012.  
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/area-daily/enjoying-washington-durin_b_1320958.html 

Pitchfork.com, “Beck, James Murphy, No Age, Devendra Banhart, More Cover “I Only Have Eyes for You” by Jenn Pelly. March 5, 2012. 
http://pitchfork.com/news/45636-beck-james-murphy-no-age-devendra-banhart-more-cover-i-only-have-eyes-for-you/ 

NME.com, “LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy, Beck, Devendra Banhart to soundtrack new art installation.”
http://www.nme.com/news/lcd-soundsystem–2/62433  

American Style Magazine (online, and Spring 2012 print issue), “Transforming the Hirshhorn.” By Kat McKerrow.
http://www.americanstyle.com/2012/03/style-spotlight-transforming-the-hirshhorn/ 

Washington Post (print, March 9), “Tourist tips- Help your guests find their way at area monuments and museums.” By Kris Coronado
http://www.washingtonpost.com/goingoutguide/washington-sightseeing-guide-museums-galleries-monuments-and-memorials/2012/02/16/gIQAj5uJzR_story.html

Washington Post (print, Sunday Arts March 18), “With a song in his art: How Doug Aitken chose ‘I Only Have Eyes for You’” by Roger Catlin.

Washington Post (print, Sunday Arts March 18), “Doug Aitken turns the Hirshhorn’s exterior into ‘the world’s greatest screen’” by Roger Catlin.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/museums/doug-aitken-turns-the-hirshhorns-exterior-into-the-worlds-greatest-screen/2012/03/09/gIQAxY9TGS_story.html 

New York Times (print, Sunday March 18), “The Week Ahead March 19 to 24.” 
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/18/arts/mar-19-24.html?_r=1 

New York Times (print Sunday March 18), “In Transit- On the National Mall, Art in the Round.” By Sarah Wildman
http://intransit.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/18/on-the-national-mall-art-in-the-round/

Smithsonian (print April 2012), “The Light Fantastic: Turning the Hirshhorn into a 360-degree movie screen.” By Abigail Tucker
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/Turning-the-Hirshhorn-Into-the-Ultimate-Movie-Screen.html

Washington Post (print FRONT PAGE March 22), “On the Mall, art turned inside out.” Matt McClain

Washington Post (Style Blog, March 22), “The Hirshhorn’s ‘SONG 1’: Artist turns museum into giant video presentation.” By Maura Judkis
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/arts-post/post/the-hirshhorns-song-1-artist-turns-museum-into-giant-video-presentation/2012/03/21/gIQAOCVWTS_blog.html

Washington Post (print Style, March 23), “Hirshhorn piece is all about projection: Art Review” by Philip Kennicott
http://www.washingtonpost.com/gog/exhibits/song-1-hirshhorn-360-degree-projection,1220692/critic-review.html

Washington Post (print Style, March 23), “All About Projection.” By Alberto Cuadra and Sisi Wei
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/lifestyle/hirshhorn-aitken-song-exhibit/

Washington City Paper (ArtsDesk, March 23), “At Hirshhorn ‘SONG 1’ Lecture, Civilians Need Not Apply.” By Kriston Capps
http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/artsdesk/visual-arts/2012/03/23/at-hirshhorn-song-1-lecture-civilians-need-not-apply/

Washington City Paper (ArtsDesk, March 23), “ToDo ToDay: Art Adventures, ‘SONG 1,’ and Way More.” By Jonathon Fischer
http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/artsdesk/visual-arts/2012/03/23/at-hirshhorn-song-1-lecture-civilians-need-not-apply/

Washington City Paper (ArtsDesk March 22), “105 Dates at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.” By Kriston Capps
http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/artsdesk/visual-arts/2012/03/22/105-dates-at-the-hirshhorn-museum-and-sculpture-garden/

Vogue.com (Culture, March 22), “Song 1 Debuts at the Hirshhorn.” By Diego Hadis
http://www.vogue.com/culture/article/perfect-sound-forever-doug-aitkens-song-1-debuts-at-the-hirshhorn/

DCist (Arts and Entertainment March, 23), “Doug Aitken’s Song 1 @ Hirshhorn.” By Pat Padua
http://dcist.com/2012/03/doug_aitkens_song_1_hirshhorn.php

 Huffington Post (DC Around Town, March 23) “’SONG 1’ Opens At Hirshhorn Museum, Which Gets Bloomberg Branding For Bubble-Like ‘Balloon’.” 
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/23/hirshhorn-balloon-bloomberg_n_1375588.html

Huffington Post (DC Around Town, March 26) “LOOK: Doug Aitken’s ‘SONG 1’ Wraps Hirshhorn Museum In Moving Images.” 
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/22/song-1-hirshhorn-photos_n_1372686.html

Smithsonian.com (Around the Mall, March 23), “It Happened Last Night at the Hirshhorn.” By Beth Py-Lieberman 
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/aroundthemall/2012/03/it-happened-last-night-at-the-hirshhorn/

Atlantic Monthly (March 27), “When a Museum’s Exterior Becomes a Canvas for Video Art.” By Esther Yi
http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2012/03/when-a-museums-exterior-becomes-a-canvas-for-video-art/255125/

Smithsonian (Around the Mall, March 27) “Hirshhorn’s ‘SONG 1’ Strikes a Chord With Couple’s Anniversary.” By Kelly Smith
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/aroundthemall/

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