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The New Fine Dining: Chef Frank Ruta in Georgetown

In the mid-to-late 20th century, haute cuisine swept Washington, D.C.

Lay the blame on Jacqueline Kennedy, our first lady ...

El Greco Show to Close Feb. 16

The paintings of El Greco – born Doménikos Theotokópoulos in 1541 on the Greek island of Crete – are among the most ...

National Gallery Shows American Prints

In The Georgetowner’s last issue of 2014, I wrote about the National Gallery of Art exhibition “A Subtle Beauty ...

Last Chance to Catch Platinum Prints at NGA

As a natural response to the rapid development of science and technology, the arena of fine art underwent many distinct mutations toward the end of the 19th century.

The Auction Block: Dec. 3

Doyle New York

Important Jewelry Sale, Dec. 11 Platinum, Invisibly-Set Sapphire and Diamond Flower Clip-Brooch, France Estimate: $40,000 - $60 ...

Georgetown Gallery Guide

Paintings and sculptures carry us through time. They stay with us through generations, encouraging us to think and to feel ...

Holiday Arts Preview : Visual

“A Tribute to Anita Reiner” at the Phillips Collection (through Jan. 4)

The career of Anita Reiner, one of Washington ...

Fall Visual Arts Preview Seeing is Believing

National Portrait Gallery

“Out of Many, One” by Jorge Rodriquez-Gerada Through Oct. 31, 2015 A grand landscape portrait by Cuban ...

New Life for Parking Lot at Prospect Place

One of the last pieces of underdeveloped prime real estate in Georgetown is about to go under construction. Prospect Place ...

The Auction Block

Bonhams Edgar Degas (1834-1917) Danseuses et contrebasse ('Dancers and bass'), ca. 1879-1880 oil on panel ca. 1879-1880 Auction Date: Nov ...

‘Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler’ at the Hirshhorn

The word “terrain” comes to mind a lot at the Hirshhorn’s current exhibit, “Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler.” Scarpitta (1919–2007 ...

Georgetown Gallery Scene Makes a Resurgence

Increasingly each September, as the summer folds into a weave of warm rainstorms and cool, damp evenings, the anticipation of ...

Game-Changer

There are very certain times within the evolution of culture—turning points in which the underground breaks into the mainstream ...

The Auction Block

Weschler’s

Tiffany & Co. Lucida Platinum and Diamond Solitaire Ring

Auction Date: September 19

Estimate: $25,000 - $35,000*

Love ...

Degas/Cassatt at the National Gallery of Art

The most prominently misunderstood woman in art history is probably Mary Cassatt. But when Edgar Degas first saw her paintings, he saw a like-minded artist he longed to work with. Through the pivotal first years of Impressionism, they forged a new era of artistic thought.

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