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A Lifelong Portrait of London’s River

James McNeill Whistler, perhaps America's most renowned painter of the 19th century, spent his most productive years in London, living on the River Thames and capturing its hazy, mechanical majesty.

At The Phillips Collection: “Made in the USA”

American art before 1950 is all but omitted from the Western canon. Frequently perceived as an obscure assortment of simple ...

Andrew Wyeth at the National Gallery: ‘Looking Out, Looking In’

Compared with Cubism, performance art, film and digital media, a painting of meadow grass and an old barn does not seem exactly groundbreaking. Yet Andrew Wyeth, a rural painter of American regionalist life and landscapes from Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, captured the imagination of the 20th century, and his work continues to challenge and inspire new generations today.

Skirting Gravity’s Edge At The Hirshhorn

It is mesmerizing to walk into a room occupied by raw, pure and simple color. In the same way that ...

Beauty in It All: 'Garry Winogrand' at the National Gallery

There are many ways to observe the world, but the view through a lens is an ever more common filter through which we look at even the smallest and most fleeting of details around us. There are many people today who would consider this trend detrimental to something like social consciousness. But looking at the photographs of Garry Winogrand, it can be considered nothing less than genius.

The Auction Block March 12, 2014

Doyle New York

The Forster Flag

Auction Date: April 9

Estimate: $1 million to $3 million

This important relic of ...

Spring Visual Arts Preview

National Portrait Gallery

Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction

April 18, 2014 – January 11, 2015

Portraiture in the ...

The Auction Block & Bringing the Hammer Down

POTOMACK COMPANY Foxall (Foxhall) Late Fall By Benson Bond Moore (1882-1974) 1923 Auction Date: Feb. 22 Estimate: $2,000 to ...

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


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 ...

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