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For the past decade, Transformer gallery has exhibited emerging artists of all stripes, and a great number of those artists have been Corcoran College of Art & Design graduates. To pay tribute to the symbiotic relationship between the P Street NW gallery and the art school, the Corcoran’s Gallery 31 is hosting “Transformers,” an exhibition of works by 15 select alumni who have shown at Transformer. With that title, the show also suggests that the artists are capable of transforming how we think about art. And they may be: Reuben Breslar creates installations that flatten three-dimensional space, Cynthia Connolly critiques art marketing and presentation, and Mica Scalin—who went on to work for Showtime Networks, among others—makes videos that range from experimental and voyeuristic to pop-consumable.
The exhibition is on view Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursdays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. to Oct. 2 at the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s Gallery 31, 500 17th St. NW. (Enter from New York Avenue NW.) Free.