An afternoon view of the Gallery’s iconic East Building designed by I.M.  Pei.

National Gallery of Art, Washington Launches Director Search with Firm Phillips Oppenheim

  • 2018-04-06
  • National Gallery of Art

WASHINGTON, DC—The National Gallery of Art, Washington, has engaged the services of Phillips Oppenheim to lead the search for the next director of the museum. The renowned executive ...

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Helen Allen, executive director of the Winter Antiques Show

Winter Antiques Show Announces New Executive Director

  • 2018-04-16

The Winter Antiques Show Executive Committee is pleased to announce that it has named Helen Allen as the new executive director of the Show. Ms. Allen joins the Winter Antiques Show ...

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Ludolf Backhuysen, Ships in Distress off a Rocky Coast, 1667, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund

National Gallery of Art Exhibition of Golden Age Paintings Explores Connections Between Birth of Dutch Nationhood and Marine Genre

  • 2018-04-12
  • National Gallery of Art

Washington, DC—During the 17th century, the Dutch were a nation of merchants, engineers, sailors, and skaters. Water was central to their economic prosperity and naval prowess, essential ...

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Claude Monet (1840-1926), Weeping Willow, between 1920 and 1922 Oil on canvas.  H.  1.1; W.  1 cm Paris, musée d'Orsay.  Philippe Meyer donation, 2000 © RMN-Grand Palais (musée d'Orsay) / Adrien Didierjean

The Water Lilies: American Abstract Painting and the Last Monet

  • 2018-04-14

In 1955, Alfred Barr brought one of Claude Monet’s large Water Lilies panels into the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, in New York, at a time when these great “decorations,” still ...

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