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A Most Exquisite Exhibit: Degas/Cassatt at the National Gallery

Christian Josi | Posted 07.07.2014 | Arts
Christian Josi

I managed to score a preview and an interview with Kimberly Jones, who serves as associate curator for the Department of French Paintings and who, along with senior conservator of paintings Ann Hoenigswald, took this wonderful, historic concept and made it into an exquisite reality.

Rembrandt is in. Putin is out.

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

The photograph on the front page of today's New York Times took me by surprise and, to be honest, threw me for a loop. Here is President Barack Obam...

The Price to Pay for Messing with Gods and Muses

Edward Goldman | Posted 12.01.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Unfortunately, we don't have National Theater here in the United States. But who needs it? After all, we are enjoying - or rather suffering - by wat...

Prominent Artist's First D.C. Show (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.27.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- "I try to make work about things that matter," Kerry James Marshall says to describe his art, which uses paint and canvas to tell storie...

The National Gallery Of Art's New Celebrity Chef

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 03.29.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Washingtonians mourning Citronelle's temporary closure will delight at the latest delicious dish from the National Gallery of Art. In...

National Gallery Of Art Will Host Rare Display

AP | Posted 12.12.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Italy's foreign minister is opening a yearlong celebration of Italian culture in 30 U.S. cities with a rare display of Michelangelo's "D...

Happy Birthday, Roy Lichtenstein!

Posted 10.28.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of cheeky comic fan and masterful pop artist, Roy Lichtenstein. The American painter, known for his extravagant use of onomatopo...

'Shock Of The News': The Medium Is The Message

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.27.2012 | Arts

From Pablo Picasso to Robert Rauschenberg, the newspaper has long been a medium for fine art, working its way into some of the most well-known artwork...

Art Collector Herbert Vogel Dies At 89

AP | Posted 07.23.2012 | Arts

WASHINGTON -- Herbert Vogel, an art collector who amassed over 5,000 works despite a modest income, has died at age 89. Pieces from Vogel's collectio...

NGA Displays Rare Japanese Paintings

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — A 30-scroll set of nature paintings from the 1700s that's owned by Japan's royal family and considered a cultural treasure is being...