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‘Gauguin to Picasso’ at the Phillips

Among our intermingling generations of highly fluent arts enthusiasts, there are loose classifications and widely shared sentiments around various periods ...

‘Wonder’ at the Renewed Renwick Gallery

Let’s cut to the chase: “Wonder,” the inaugural exhibition at the Smithsonian's newly reopened Renwick Gallery, is the ...

The Auction Block November 5, 2015

Freeman’s

“Huntsmen and Hounds, North Cornish Hunt,” 1954

Sir Alfred Munnings (1878–1959)


Estimate: $250,000 – $400,000

Auction ...

Irving Penn at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

In preparing to write a piece on a new exhibition, I often sit down with the catalogue after my visit ...

17 Series at the National Gallery

It is typically single works of art that survive in the public consciousness, becoming the iconic masterpieces by which we ...

Flock to Easton for the Waterfowl Festival

The annual Waterfowl Festival in Easton, Maryland, is back with a full weekend of events Nov. 13 to 15. Since ...

Fall Visual Arts Highlights

Surrealist sculpture at the Hirshhorn, five decades of a groundbreaking print studio at the National Gallery, a woman’s lens ...

Hell, Purgatory and Heaven at the Museum of African Art

“The Divine Comedy,” the National Museum of African Art’s current exhibition, on view through Nov. 1, toys with the ...

Gustave Caillebotte: The Painter’s Eye

We are welcomed into the National Gallery of Art, just past its pantheonic atrium, by the paintings of Manet, Renoir ...

'American Moments' at Phillips Collection

One of the reasons that museum exhibitions of photography are so satisfying, I think, is because we connect with the ...

Shirin Neshat at the Hirshhorn

There is a moment in artist Shirin Neshat’s short film, “Munis,” where a dead man is lying on the ...

Photography as Fine Art, Then and Now

We live in a time when photographs are not sacred. And that’s okay. In a lot of ways, it ...

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.

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