Tag Archives: National Gallery of Art Washington D.C.

Piero di Cosimo, Liberation of Andromeda, ca. 1510–1513, oil on panel. ALINARI / ART RESOURCE, NY

The Vegetarian Loner of the Renaissance, Now a Modern Master: On the First American Piero di Cosimo Show, in 1938

Only two U.S. exhibitions have ever been devoted to the work of Piero di Cosimo, an Italian Renaissance painter who is considered by many to be one of the masters of his time. The first was in 1938 at Schaeffer … Read More

The Corcoran


‘Save the Corcoran’ Group Heads to Court Next Week

A judge in Washington, D.C. Superior Court will hear arguments from the “Save the Corcoran” group next week during a four-day hearing aimed at preventing the merger of the Corcoran Gallery of Art with the National Gallery of Art, The … Read More

Looking at Art

Gilty Pleasures: The Guggenheim Reframes Its Classics

A team of experts at the Guggenheim is reframing modernist works from the Thannhauser collection in period frames dating back to the 17th century Read More

Looking at Art

18th Century Fox

Thomas Gainsborough painted songstress Elizabeth Linley not as a frivolous flower but as a new kind of woman Read More