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'Mingering Mike' at the American Art Museum

Our ideas of folk art are strangely and inherently conflicting. By nature, American folk art is that made by people ...

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.

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 ...

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