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National Gallery acquires 1881 landscape by Thomas Moran

Thomas Moran's "Green River Cliffs, Wyoming." (Courtesy of National Gallery of Art) The National Gallery of Art has acquired a key landscape of the untamed American West, its third painting by the celebrated 19th century artist Thomas Moran. "Green River...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | March 3, 2011; 5:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Museums, National Gallery of Art  | Tags:  19th Century art, landscape painting, national gallery of art, thomas moran  
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A sampler of rarely seen Gauguins

Paul Gauguin's 'Musique Barbare.' (Courtesy of Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek) Here is a suggested planner for your visit to "Gauguin: Maker of Myth," which opens Sunday at the National Gallery of Art. A few works are not to be missed because...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | February 25, 2011; 9:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Museums, National Gallery of Art, Washington exhibitions  | Tags:  National Gallery of Art, Paul Gauguin, Washington exhibition  
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President's budget reduces almost all cultural funding

For the proposed federal budget for fiscal 2012, released Monday, almost all of the agencies and museums that receive government dollars saw their checkbooks trimmed. The budget sent to Capitol Hill by the administration is a starting point for discussions...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | February 14, 2011; 8:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Kennedy Center, Museums, National Endowment for the Arts, National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian, national endowment for the humanities  | Tags:  Arts Budget, National Endowment for the Arts, National Gallery of Art, smithsonian Institution  
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Work on East Building to begin in March

As planned, the National Gallery of Art will begin removing and reinstalling the 33-year-old veneer of the East Building in March. The East Building, the landmark design of esteemed architect I. M. Pei, will remain open during the three-year project.When...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | January 25, 2011; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Museums, National Gallery of Art  | Tags:  East Building of National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, museum repairs  
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