A John Waters Christmas and the Baltimore Museum of Art

by Chris Murray on December 18, 2018

Tomorrow evening, John Waters performs his hilarious and lively Christmas stand-up show at The Birchmere in Alexandria, VA. I’ve seen the show the last several years; it’s wild and I love it.

                       Portrait of John Waters by Greg Gorman from Inside Life (Rizzoli)

John is also enjoying a remarkable exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art, John Waters: Indecent Exposure. The exhibition is a wonderful opportunity to see the range of John’s work.

      John Waters. 1992. Collection of Amy and Zachary Lehman. © John Waters, Courtesy Marianne            Boesky Gallery

The Baltimore Museum of Art describes the exhibition: “The first retrospective of John Waters’s visual arts career in his hometown of Baltimore presents more than 160 provocative photographs, sculptures, and video and sound works. The exhibition concludes with a gallery devoted to ephemera, including objects from Waters’s home and studio that inspire him, and three peep-shows featuring footage from his rarely seen underground movies of the 1960s.”

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