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‘30 Americans’ Say It Loud

Walking up the grand staircase of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and into the rotunda, a noose tied at the ...

Project Inspiration

The very definition of a non-profit is the opposite of many of the motives that drive most organizations. It is ...

100 Years of Quiet Wonder: Harry Callahan at the NGA

This fall art season has brought a number of heavy-hitting exhibits to the Washington stage. Edgar Degas’ dancers arrived en ...

Primary Collars; The World of Tim and Jocelyn Greenan

Walking into the living room of Tim and Jocelyn Greenan, nothing screams out in particular extravagance. Its colors are earthy ...

Pumpkins of Great Potential

“Mother nature is an artist herself, with a palette of colors that create the seasons,” says Chef Ris Lacoste. “She ...

Edgar Degas at the Phillips Collection

As geniuses tend to be, Edgar Degas was a compulsive revisionist. Returning to his canvases again and again, often over the course of decades, the artist left behind a wealth of visual pathways into his process upon his death in 1917.

Across the Cutting Board with Ris: Come Rain, Come mushrooms

With the excess rain, a few seasonal treats are thriving. And one bulbous little fungus is soaking up this wet September happier than the rest. Mushrooms are sprouting in beds across forest floors up and down the East Coast.

Gallery Wrap

Hemphill Fine Arts Models of Freedom

Contemporary Russian art is not usually an uplifting experience. Decades of social and political ...

Last Taste of Summer: Crabs

There really is no Delmarva summer experience as quintessential and satisfying as digging into your very own bucket of Chesapeake blue crabs. And these days, Ttere are enough authentic crab houses in the Metro area to satisfy even the most stringent crab purists.

A History of Luxury The Greenbrier Resort

In the small community of White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, nestled safely within the Allegheny Mountains, lies one of this ...

An Intermission for Cross MacKenzie Gallery

Cross MacKenzie Gallery will be relocating to a new space downtown over the course of the summer. She sat down to speak with us about her personal history, her experiences in Georgetown, owning a gallery in today’s economy, and the blessings and burdens of championing the sculptural and ceramic arts.

Pickling with Ris

Pickling, a process of prepping to preserve for months, is not just cooking but an art. Ris Lacoste, owner and executive chef of RIS shares her thoughts, tips, and recipes to make it taste the best.

Gallery Wrap

Here are some highlights from the local gallery scene, with exhibitions range from painter Ed Cooper's bucolic landscapes at Susan Calloway Fine Art, to the multifaceted and effusive group show from the Duke Ellington School of the Arts faculty at the Parish Gallery.

Nam June Paik and Lewis Baltz at the NGA

Nam June Paik and Lewis Baltz are not a likely association. The two artists never met in any substantial capacity or worked together, nor did they express any noted interest in one another. What they do have in common is that their works are both on display in compelling, complimentary exhibitions at the National Gallery of Art.

Across the Cutting Board with Ris

“Other than shad roe,” said Ris, as we walked around the farmers market on a windy Saturday afternoon, “asparagus is just the harbinger of spring.” Looking around, every vendor had buckets of the fat, twiggy vegetables, rubber-banded in bunches with their spiky pompadours pointed toward the sky. And everyone at the market that day seemed to be there just for the occasion with baggies, satchels and Radio Flyers overflowing with springtime’s most famous green.

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