Tag Archives: National Gallery of Art

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13 Dazzling Treasure-Packed Art-Museum Shows to See in Spring 2014

Masterworks, manuscripts, mosaics, royal jewels, devotional sculpture, and blinged-out arms and armor feature in exhibitions devoted to the arts of Byzantium, Buddhism, Islam, West Africa, the Samurai, the Andes, and more Read More

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9 Art Shows to See After ‘12 Years a Slave’

Museum exhibitions confront amnesia, restore lost narratives, and consider the legacy of the Middle Passage Read More

Artist and architect Anna Campbell Bliss is the subject of the documentary Arc of Light. COURTESY DOUGLAS BARNES.
Profiles

Bringing the Bauhaus Legacy to Utah

Documentary profiles artist and architect Anna Campbell Bliss Read More

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Investigations

The Degas Debate: Analyzing the Controversial Plasters

Are 74 plasters ‘discovered’ in a foundry storeroom ‘original’ works by Degas? A Degas scholar analyzes the sculptures, outlines the controversy, and considers competing meanings of ‘original’ Read More

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‘You Had to Have a Veronese’

A survey at the Ringling chronicles the career of the Renaissance painter American collectors coveted Read More

Tiki, 19th century, from the Marquesas Islands.
Looking at Art

The Polynesian Connection?

Polynesian objects were given equal status with Gauguin’s work in a groundbreaking and subversive exhibition Read More

Both Members of This Club, 1909, by George Bellows.
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Urban Studies

George Bellows, Action Painter Read More

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Investigations

Unraveling the Mysteries of Degas’s Sculpture

An exhaustive catalogue from the National Gallery of Art draws on both art history and scientific analysis to resolve questions about how Degas made sculpture and what happened to it after his death. Read More

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Betting the Farm

A Joan Miró retrospective features the canvas that Ernest Hemingway couldn't pass up. Read More

Features

The Undiscovered O’Keeffe

Georgia O'Keeffe had a history of keeping secrets--and one of them, scholars have discovered, was her extensive cache of works on paper. Why was she reluctant to show them? And what do they reveal about her working methods?. Read More