Graham Caldwell: Anatomies

DC-based artist Graham Caldwell transforms glass into sculptures with claws, spikes and other unusual shapes, using the familiar material to conjure disembodied biomorphic shapes. His current solo show "Anatomies" looks at the structural elements of " ribs, teeth, anemones, forests, fungi, fingers, and bodies" to explore "the anatomy of the viewer, the anatomy of glass, and the anatomy of natural things." Anatomies 17 February-31 March …

Leo Villareal: Origin

Taking on Newtonian physics, Origin, New York-based light artist Leo Villareal's latest work, integrates the Laws of Motion into a computer code that controls an LED grid. Though randomized, the sequences created suggest biological patterns and, measuring nearly seven feet tall by 27 feet long, the large scale of the installation lends an experiential dimension and a god-like, macro point-of-view to the show. Origin Opening …

Simply Home

During a stroll through the up-and-coming "U" Street district of Washington DC last weekend, I stumbled on the mini-universe of Simply Home, an all-encompassing home design store and restaurant. In one room they have a fascinating array of artifacts and products, thanks to an ongoing collaboration with villagers all over Thailand, and in the other you find yourself in a far-east Asian minimalist dining paradise …