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A Sanctuary for Apparitions, in Bronze

There is something exceptionally and uniquely satisfying about seeing ancient sculpture.

Since the idea of “l’art pour l’art ...

A Sanctuary for Apparitions, in Bronze

"Power and Pathos" brings Hellenistic sculpture to the National Gallery of Art.

Visual Arts Spring Preview

‘Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan’ (opens March 5) Freer – Sackler

Decades of civil unrest that began in the 1970s nearly ...

Local Spotlight: Dee Levinson at Touchstone Gallery

If artwork in museums signifies a kind of rooted, historical achievement, then the working artist is the seedling from which ...

200 Recent Gifts Celebrate 25 Years of Photography at NGA

No art form more precisely defines the past century of rapid industrial and technological advancement than photography. After its flowering ...

Museums in Winter: Art Without the Crowds

As we wring the slush off our pant legs and break up the sheets of snow that cover our vehicles ...

Beauty Between the Bread

Chase the Submarine is a cozy sandwich shop, café and boutique market, which might be serving the best sandwiches anywhere that Metro can reach.

Art for the Holiday Season

John Blee at Cross MacKenzie

For John Blee, painting is poetry and color is its language.

“Color determines the voice ...

The Auction Block: December 2, 2015


“À la Source,” 1982

Baltasar Lobo (1910–1993)

Auction Date: December 7

Estimate: $60,000 – $80,000

Sotheby ...

‘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


“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 ...

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