Jasper Johns, Ventriloquist, 1983.  Encaustic on canvas.  190.5 x 127 cm.  Museum of Fine Arts, Houston © Jasper Johns / VAGA, New York / DACS, London 2017.

Jasper Johns: ‘Something Resembling Truth’ Exhibition Travels From London to LA

  • 2017-11-27

“One hopes for something resembling truth, some sense of life, even of grace, to flicker, at least, in the work.” Jasper Johns, 2006. Widely known for his iconic images of flags, ...

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Hieronymus Bosch, The Owl's Nest, c.  1505/1515 pen and brown ink on paper, laid down Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

Rare Netherlandish Drawings on Loan From Rotterdam Unveiled at National Gallery of Art, Washington; Drawings by Hieronymus Bosch Among Stunning Works

  • 2017-09-29
  • National Gallery of Art

Washington, DC—Rotterdam's historic Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen holds one of the finest collections of Netherlandish master drawings. In a special presentation of this collection at ...

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Jackson Pollock, Mural, 1943, oil and casein on canvas, 95 5/8 x 237 3/4 in.  (242.9 x 603.9 cm), Gift of Peggy Guggenheim, 1959.6, reproduced with permission from the University of Iowa

Jackson Pollock's Largest Painting Makes DC Debut at the National Gallery of Art, Washington

  • 2017-11-02
  • National Gallery of Art

Washington, DC—Stretching nearly 20 feet wide by 8 feet tall, Mural (1943) is the largest work by Jackson Pollock (1912-1956). Beyond its monumental proportions and the many myths that ...

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Joseph Yoakum, Briar Head Mtn of National Park Range of Bryce Canyon National Park near Hatch, Utah U.S.A., c.  1969, blue-black and black ballpoint pen and colored pencil on paper, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Collectors Committee and the Donald and Nancy de Laski Fund

American Self-Taught and Avant-Garde Art Explored in Major Traveling Exhibition

  • 2017-11-01
  • National Gallery of Art

Their classification may have varied—from folk and primitive to naïve and visionary—but intermittently throughout the history of modern art, gates have opened, boundaries have dissolved, ...

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