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GW’s Textile Museum Unravels Identity

Walking through the Textile Museum's new exhibition, “Unraveling Identity,” I became aware of just how meaningful a role fashion ...

The Auction Block

Sotheby’s San Ildefonso Polychrome Lidded Jar, New Mexico Tony Da (1940-2008) Estimate: $25,000 – $35,000 Auction Date: May ...

Kay Jackson at Addison/Ripley Fine Art

A closer look at Kay Jackson's current exhibit of paintings, on view at Addison/Ripley Fine Art through May 2, which represent a quarter century of focus on environmental concerns in her work, which point to an interconnection of all life on earth.

'Elaine de Kooning: Portraits'

In the decade following World War II, a 40-year-old Dutch immigrant named Willem de Kooning dominated New York City's ...

Georgetown Spring Gallery Walk, April 17

The Georgetown galleries on Book Hill are one of the last remaining clusters of local art in the city. Along ...

The Auction Block

Sotheby’s Silent Seasons – Summer No. II Oil on Canvas Will Barnet (1911 – 2012) Estimate: $60,000 – $90,000 Auction ...

Bringing the Hammer Down

Sotheby's “Untitled VII” (from “Men in the Cities”) Robert Longo (b. 1953) Auction Date: April 1 Estimate: $6,000 ...

'Conversations' at the Museum of African Art

As titles go, “Conversations” is a perfect distillation of the sprawling body of work now on display at the Smithsonian ...

'Mingering Mike' at the American Art Museum

The magic of Mingering Mike is wondrous, unprecedented and seems to occupy an almost unimaginable crossroads in American art: both deeply resonant within the unmediated freeform heritage of folk art, and rooted entirely in popular culture.

New Exhibitions at D.C. Museums

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum

“How the Civil War Changed Washington”
 Feb. 2 – Nov. 15 This exhibition examines the social and ...

Man Ray at the Phillips: Surrealism and My Discontent

I need to get something off my chest. Surrealism annoys me a little. Oddly enough, I had a damn good time at the Phillips Collection’s latest exhibition, “Man Ray – Human Equations: A Journey from Mathematics to Shakespeare,” on view through May 10.

The Auction Block

Doyle New York

Pair of Chinese Cloisonné Elephants, early 20th century Estimate: $70,000 – $90,000 Auction Date: March 16 ...

The New Fine Dining: Chef Frank Ruta in Georgetown

Around Washington today a small, wickedly impressive group of chefs are reviving traditional European standards, combining fresh ideas with the history and craft of our city’s culinary forebears. Cementing this revival is Frank Ruta, former chef and owner of Palena, who took over the Grill Room at Georgetown’s Capella hotel on January 2.

El Greco: Transcending the Renaissance

Not much work of the 16th century survives in the realm of intellectual pop culture, yet El Greco endured centuries of obscurity to achieve a sudden transcendence in the early 20th century, and his legacy seems all but fated for the ages.

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.

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