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‘Portraiture Now’ at the National Portrait Gallery

Over thousands of years, portraiture has taken on a history and life of its own. In Egypt and other ancient ...

Book Hill Gallery Walk

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

Ai Weiwei at the Hirshhorn

On May 12, 2008, an earthquake devastated the Sichuan province of central China, and more than 5,000 children lost ...

Charlottesville Wine & Dine

Two hundred and fifty years ago, a city was founded along a Virginia trade route that led from Richmond to ...

A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters I – XVIII at the Corcoran Gallery of Art

There is an exacting notion of displacement that permeates the current work of artist Taryn Simon, on display at the ...

A Culinary Guide to a Countryside Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving brings together everything we love about the fall season—the food, the colors, the warmth and intimacy, the cinnamon-flecked ...

The Auction Block

Weschler ’s Bronze Eiffel Tower Clock Auction Date: December 7 Estimate: $1,000 – 2,000

Washington D.C.’s only ...

A Full House at the Phillips Collection

Since it first opened its doors in 1921, the Phillips Collection has been revered as a pioneer in contemporary art ...

Annual Waterfowl Festival Returns to Easton

s I write this column, Hurricane Sandy approaches our coast from the Atlantic. The eaves and branches outside my window ...

Lichtenstein Blockbuster Proclaims Power of Print

In 2012, the work of Roy Lichtenstein has become basically prescient. The relevance of his 50-year-old concept has been widely amplified in recent years by the onslaught of social media and viral networking. Today, everyone shares and manipulates text and image with a personal flourish, from Facebook to Twitter, whose entire structures rely upon a cache of shared, recognizable symbols and icons.

Get Shuckin’! Oyster Festivals Around the Region

Oysters occupy a unique intersection on the cultural and culinary map. The salty little pearls bring us together, bridging the gap between working class bar fare and high-society gastronomic opulence.

The Auction Block

For centuries, auctions and estate sales have been used to establish the value of artifacts, artworks, artists, and items of ...

14th Street Gallery Walk

The first flecks of yellow are dotting the trees around Washington, a seasonal indicator that, among other things, signals the ...

No ‘Doubt’ about Barbara Kruger at the Hirshhorn

Words civilize us. They separate us fair-haired and dexterous animals of intellect from the world of beasts. A baby’s ...

The Blue Ridge, an Autumnal Escape in Virginia

“We need the tonic of wildness,” wrote Henry David Thoreau. “We need to witness our own limits transgressed, and some ...

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