All posts tagged "corcoran gallery of art"

  • Museums & Galleries: Fall Arts Preview 2014

    It’s official: The Fall 2014 museum and galleries season is for the birds. But only literally speaking, of course. At least three area museums devote...

  • Alien Visitation

    Right now, Washington is awash with tourists. They're trying to take in too much in too little time, and will end up getting at least...

  • Punk-Funk D.C.

    Did you know? Washington, D.C., circa the 1980s was a hotbed of pop music, helping germinate two very distinct strands of sound. There was hardcore...

  • From Covert to Commercial

    In 1966, photographer Marie Cosindas captured a seductive image of two shirtless male sailors posing in cozy, close quarters: one reclining sideways and open-legged on...

  • Homoerotic Tendencies

    ''It's time for the Corcoran to reach out more consciously to LGBT audiences,'' says Bernard Welt, a professor of art and humanities at the Corcoran...

  • A Queen's Hidden Treasures

    1. Dorothy's Ruby SlippersSmithsonian National Museum of American History 2. Hope Diamond and National Gem CollectionSmithsonian National Museum of Natural History 3. Salon DoréCorcoran Gallery...

  • Tactile Impressions

    ''He might be the best-known artist no one knows, '' David C. Levy, Director of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, says of J. Seward Johnson,...