The National Gallery of Art has acquired more than 6,000 works of art from the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Beginning in the summer of 2015 and continuing for several months, the paintings will be integrated into the American galleries on the main floor.
Telling the story as a street photographer is different than telling the story as a journalist or documentary photographer. While journalists set out to record "the first rough draft of history," the story you tell as a street photographer is entirely in the viewer's mind.
American Modern: Hopper to O'Keeffe, is a show in search of a purpose. Had it been given more careful curatorial consideration the exhibition could have been one of the most important of the year. Disappointingly, it falls short.
Given the abundance of great exhibitions it's not surprising that there were plenty of excellent painting posts in September. Ten fantastic posts are below, and you can find more daily at Painters' Table, the magazine of the painting blogosphere.