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Spend Presidents’ Day with “Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950”—today’s the last day to catch the exhibition at the Gallery: [Gordon Parks, “Self-Portrait,” 1941, gelatin silver print, private collection. © The Gordon Parks Foundation]
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National Gallery of Art Feb 18
At noon, spend 50 minutes on a gallery talk on “Turner and Venice”: [Joseph Mallord William Turner, “Approach to Venice,” 1844, oil on canvas]
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National Gallery of Art Feb 17
At 5, see “When You Read This Letter,” a recently restored and rarely screened work from Jean Pierre Melville:
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National Gallery of Art Feb 17
At 3:30, hear Lara St. John, violin, and Matt Herskowitz, piano, in the West Building’s West Garden Court:
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National Gallery of Art Feb 17
At 2, join us for “Hip-Hop’s Great Day: Gordon Parks and a Legacy of Photographic Inspiration.” We’ll explore the visual influences of Gordon Parks’s legacy in photography and film: [image courtesy The Gordon Parks Foundation]
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National Gallery of Art Feb 17
At 2, join us for “Hip-Hop’s Great Day: Gordon Parks and a Legacy of Photographic Inspiration.” We’ll explore the visual influences of Gordon Parks’s legacy in photography and film: [image courtesy The Gordon Parks Foundation]
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National Gallery of Art Feb 17
At 2, join “The Subject As Object,” a gallery talk in the East Building: [Byron Kim, “Synecdoche,” 1991-present, oil and wax on lauan plywood, birch plywood, and plywood]
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National Gallery of Art Feb 17
At noon, hear a gallery talk on Rembrandt van Rijn’s “Philemon and Baucis” (1658):
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carni_dc Feb 16
Saw a retrospective exhibit of Gordon Parks powerful portraits of mid-20th century American life at the . Highly recommend checking it out while it’s still up
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National Gallery of Art Feb 16
If you missed it in Washington, “: The New Tide” travels to from March 23 to June 9, from August 31 to December 29, and from February 1 to April 26, 2020. ["Off On My Own," 1948, gelatin silver print, © Gordon Parks Foundation]
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National Gallery of Art Feb 16
Learn how Parks grew from a self-taught portrait photographer in Saint Paul to the first African American photographer at Magazine. ["Boys Looking in Car Window, Harlem," August 1943, gelatin silver print, , © Gordon Parks Foundation]
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National Gallery of Art Feb 16
Closing Monday, “: The New Tide” focuses on the formative 1st decade of the illustrious photographer's career. [“Self-Portrait,” 1941, gelatin silver print, Private Collection, © Gordon Parks Foundation]
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National Gallery of Art Feb 16
At 4, see the restored director’s cut of Jean Vigo’s “L’Atalante”:
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National Gallery of Art Feb 16
At 2, see “À propos de Nice,” followed by “Jean Taris, champion de France” and “Zéro de conduite”:
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National Gallery of Art Feb 16
At noon, hear a gallery talk on Rembrandt van Rijn’s “Philemon and Baucis” (1658):
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National Gallery of Art Feb 15
Sunday at 2, join us for “Hip-Hop’s Great Day: Gordon Parks and a Legacy of Photographic Inspiration.” We’ll explore the visual influences of Gordon Parks’s legacy in photography and film: [image courtesy The Gordon Parks Foundation]
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National Gallery of Art Feb 14
Love is in the air at the Gallery! What work of art has you weak at the knees? ❤️ 💌 ❤️ 💌 Jim Dine, "Two Dutch Hearts," 1970, lithograph in 6 colors with collage on handmade paper
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Art Museum Directors Feb 13
Soon, the national museums of Canada, Mexico, and the US will all be led by women! : Alexandra Suda : : Carmen Gaitán Rojo
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National Gallery of Art Feb 13
Grant Wood was born on this day in 1891. The artist painted "New Road" in 1939. It is an idealized view of the rolling hills dotted with trees, farm buildings, windmills, and grazing animals characteristic of the rural Iowa landscape.
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National Gallery of Art Feb 12
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Four of January’s lectures have been rescheduled to various dates this spring. Check for the revised schedule. We look forward to seeing you soon!
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