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All posts tagged "corcoran gallery of art"

  • WPA and Tiona Nekkia McClodden offer a daring departure from Mapplethorpe’s “The Perfect Moment”

    Washington Project for the Arts celebrates a milestone anniversary with a bold new show

  • 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...

  • Blood Feud

    Flying back to the U.S. with her Danish wife in July, Mary Coble was welcomed – albeit politely – with some institutional homophobia. So many...

  • 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...

  • Abstract Influence

    ''To me, it's one of the finest series of American paintings made during the 20th century,'' says the Corcoran's Philip Brookman, referring to the late...

  • Corcoran’s Save the Date: Wedding as Performance Art

    Kathryn Cornelius will go through the motions of marrying — and divorcing — seven suitors, both men and women, over the course of the day...

  • 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...

  • Soap Box

    Growing up in a small town in central Florida, Kalup Linzy was obsessed with soap operas. ''In high school, I ran track and watched the...

  • Washington Color and Light closes Sunday

    The Corcoran Gallery’s “Washington Color and Light” is a collection of major works by the artists associated with the Washington Color School — Gene Davis,...

  • With Feeling

    Andrew Hudson's life has always revolved around art. The native of Birmingham, England, who ended up in Washington in 1965, has painted, studied, taught and...

  • 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,...

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