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'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...

Dupont Underground Fundraiser, Mission Of Burma, DC's Top 5: HuffPost DC Top 5 For September 7, 8, 9

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.07.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 1. Dupont Underground Fundraiser At Eastern Market Main Hall A party to raise money to get 75,000 square feet of an ...

FreeFest, Back To School, D'Angelo: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 24, 25, 26

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.24.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 24 1. VirginFest Tickets Go On Sale Hurry! Is it already sold out? Don't worry, you can still secure tickets to one of th...

Solidarity Concert For Pussy Riot, Trillectro, Cheap Trick: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 10, 11, 12

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.10.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 10 1. Solidarity Concert For Pussy Riot Outside The Russian Embassy Let's try this again. 5 p.m., all ages, no cover 2...

John Mulaney, End Of Summer Bummer, Michael Hall Yoga Class: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 3, 4, 5

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.03.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 3 1. John Mulaney At DC Improv "S.N.L.'s" funniest person may be behind the scenes. This writer has released two near per...

Let's Do The Time Warp: Artist Goes From 2012 To 1844 In Minutes

Posted 07.24.2012 | Arts

If you thought time travel doesn't exist, think again. Artist Maisie Broadhead is transforming a modern-day room into a 19th century photograph right ...

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...

Atmospheric Front, Eat Local First, Sleigh Bells: HuffPost DC Top 5 For July 20, 21, 22

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.20.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, JULY 20 1. Atmospheric Front At Flashpoint Gallery Hana and Shana Kim unveil their newest work at Flashpoint Gallery. 6 p.m., al...

LOOK: George Washington's Five O'Clock Shadow Restored In Famous Painting

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 09.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Sixteen paintings by American artist Gilbert Stuart of some of the nation's founding fathers and other figures are showing their true co...

Wright, Adomian, BBQ: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 22, 23, 24

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.22.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, JUNE 22 1. Steven Wright At Warner Theatre Wright is a national treasure. Without Wright there's no Mitch Hedbeg. See the origin...

D.C.'s Best Free Film Screenings

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Residents and tourists in the nation's capital know how to take advantage of a museum. The surplus of ways to spend a free afternoon mak...

Not to Be Missed Japanese Paintings at the National Gallery of Art

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

One of Japan's most celebrated cultural treasures, "Colorful Realm: Japanese Bird-and-Flower Paintings" by Itō Jakuchū (1716-1800) is on view at the National Gallery of Art in Washington through April 29.

Street Photography And Surveillance, From '30s To Today

Posted 04.27.2012 | Arts

Remember the game "I Spy," where kids look out the car window and look for specific objects which catch their little eyes? This notion of free play wi...

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...

Philanthropist's Jewelry Auction Expected To Raise $20 Million For Charity

AP | Posted 03.21.2012 | Impact

GENEVA -- Auction house Christie's says it expects to raise more than $20 million for charity selling the jewelry collection of philanthropist Lily Sa...

It Is What They Do With It

Shai Baitel | Posted 04.30.2012 | Business
Shai Baitel

Movements like 'Occupy Wall Street' show how much distrust there is, particularly in these times of continuing economic crisis. But is this vitriol justified? Are all companies anti-social, selfish, and greedy?

Repairs To NGA's East Building Continue

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.22.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you think the National Gallery of Art's 33-year-old East Building is looking a bit gaunt these days, you're right. The building, ...

(PHOTOS) Winter Is Coming: Ice Skating and 'A Christmas Carol' Kick Off This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.18.2011 | DC

This weekend, winter will remind D.C. that it's right around the corner: The National Gallery of Art's Sculpture Garden Ice Rink opens and Ford Theatr...

Artist Christo Gives National Gallery 2 Collages

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The artist Christo is giving two original collages from his upcoming "Over The River" project to the National Gallery of Art in Washingt...

Andy Warhol On The National Mall

AP | By BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 11.22.2011 | Arts

WASHINGTON -- Andy Warhol is known for soup cans and celebrity images, not so much for painting headlines and abstract works. The late pop artist has...

Serial Art Attacker Indicted

Posted 11.02.2011 | Arts

Susan J. Burns, who made news earlier this year for twice attacking world famous paintings in the National Gallery of Art, was indicted in Washington,...

2nd Art Attack By Woman At DC Museum

AP | Posted 10.15.2011 | Weird News

WASHINGTON -- A woman who attacked a painting at Washington's National Gallery of Art earlier this year has struck again, police say, this time lashin...

Woman Attacks 'Evil' Painting

AP | By BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 06.04.2011 | Arts

WASHINGTON -- A woman accused of pounding on a painting by Paul Gauguin and trying to rip it from a wall at the National Gallery of Art told police th...

Gauguin Painting Attacked

The Washington Post | Timothy R. Smith and and Martin Weil, Sunday, April 3, 10:07 PM | Posted 06.03.2011 | Arts

A painting at the Gauguin exhibit in the National Gallery was attacked last week by a gallery visitor, a rare and unusual incident that provoked consi...

Exhibition Spotlight: Vegetable Head Painting Interpreted In 3D By Philip Haas

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Philip Haas WHAT: Winter (after Arcimboldo) WHEN: February 17 - March TBA WHERE: Sonnabend Gallery, 536 West 22nd Street, New York NY 10011 W...