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Bonhams Edgar Degas (1834-1917) Danseuses et contrebasse ('Dancers and bass'), ca. 1879-1880 oil on panel ca. 1879-1880 Auction Date: Nov ...

‘Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler’ at the Hirshhorn

The word “terrain” comes to mind a lot at the Hirshhorn’s current exhibit, “Salvatore Scarpitta: Traveler.” Scarpitta (1919–2007 ...

Georgetown Gallery Scene Makes a Resurgence

Increasingly each September, as the summer folds into a weave of warm rainstorms and cool, damp evenings, the anticipation of ...


There are very certain times within the evolution of culture—turning points in which the underground breaks into the mainstream ...

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Tiffany & Co. Lucida Platinum and Diamond Solitaire Ring

Auction Date: September 19

Estimate: $25,000 - $35,000*

Love ...

Degas/Cassatt at the National Gallery of Art

The most prominently misunderstood woman in art history is probably Mary Cassatt. But when Edgar Degas first saw her paintings, he saw a like-minded artist he longed to work with. Through the pivotal first years of Impressionism, they forged a new era of artistic thought.

A Midsummer Night’s Gallery Guide

A guide to this month’s standout gallery exhibits around the city, for those of us who could use some ...

Take It Outside: Grilling with Chef David Guas

Chef and Television Host David Guas on his New Orleans Roots and the Fundamentals of Grilling

The reason chef David ...

Landscapes in an Era of Surveillance

Painting en plein air is a simple artistic ideal, a French expression which means “in the open air.” It calls ...

Casual, Everyday Delicious

Our reputation as the home of Capitol Hill power lunches – which, in many ways, our chefs are still trying to ...

Museum Guide: Two to View

“Speculative Forms” at the Hirshhorn

Speculative realism is a philosophical notion that emphasizes equal relationships among subject, object and space ...

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Doyle New York

Mexican Sterling Silver Tea Service

Auction Date: June 25

Estimate: $4,000 to $6,000

An important ...

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.

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