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James McNeill Whistler Before He Was Whistler At the Freer Gallery of Art

In the summer of 1858, a young James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903) left Paris and set off on a walking ...

Fine Arts: New Year’s Promises

2014 is a promising year for the fine arts in Washington, with exhibitions of European master Edgar Degas and American ...

One Stylish Weekend With Carleton Varney at The Greenbrier

Nestled safely within the Allegheny Mountains in the small community of White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., lies one of this ...

The Auction Block & Bringing the Hammer Down

Sotheby’s

A Child and Nurse in the Foyer of an Elegant Townhouse, the Parents Beyond

Jacob Ochtervelt (1634-1682)

1663 ...

12 Ways of In Country Living

Middleburg, Va., has a quiet beauty. Driving down the winding farm roads outside of Washington, low-lying fences of stacked stone ...

A Dying Gaul in Washington, D.C.

Occasionally, a work of art comes along that cuts right through the static noise of the modern scene. It reflects ...

The Auction Block

Doyle New York Platinum, Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond, emerald and diamond ring Auction Date: Sept. 12 Estimate: $80,000 – $120 ...

It’s Christmastime, Not in the City Celebrating the Holidays Off the Beaten Path

The countryside surrounding Washington has long been revered and beloved as the heart of hunt and horse country, and the ...

Opposing Forces: Two Exhibits to See Before Christmas

Thanksgiving came and went, and the Christmas lights went up faster than you can say “Black Friday.” The season is ...

A Countryside Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving brings together everything we love about the fall season, from the rich food and arboreal hues, to the cinnamon-flecked ...

Changing the Eyes of the World: ‘Van Gogh Repetition’ at the Phillips Collection

Vincent van Gogh was a desperate and lonely genius, so the story goes. He had a compulsion visible in all ...

Autumn in Charlottesville

A two hours’ drive from the Washington area, Charlottesville, Va., is a city that was founded 250 years ago along ...

AMERICAN DESIGN

As I wound my car up the long driveway at Langley Ordinary, my tires crunched against the loose gravel, kicking ...

The Auction Block

FREEMAN’S Walnut Tall Case Clock Edward Duffield (1720-1801), Philadelphia, Pa. 1765 Auction Date: Nov. 14 Estimate: $30,000 – $50 ...

Chefs Go Fresh 2013

On Monday, Sept. 30, the Georgetown Media Group hosted its third annual Chefs Go Fresh tour. Ever growing in popularity ...

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