Many cultural institutions may be forced to close or scale back their operations if the government shutdown continues beyond Monday.
Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting reinserts Vermeer into the tradition in which he worked, both demystifying his paintings and lending force to his particular take on the genre.
An art historian, and African Grey owner, delved into the avian symbolism in Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting at the National Gallery of Art.
The racist symbol was found hanging from a lamppost outside the institution on the National Mall.
Among all the descriptions on all the different museum websites of a group of paintings originally designed to be shown together, there isn’t very much in the way of assuming responsibility or prioritizing transparency.
The National Gallery of Art explores the radical inventiveness of the della Robbia family, the clay and color masters of the Italian Renaissance.
An exhibition at the National Gallery of Art highlights the environmental and artistic influence of 19th-century landscape photography in the eastern United States.
Washington, DC — “Words could not express what an agreeable spectacle this was for me to see all at one time such a prodigious quantity of every kind of work,” wrote Jean Rou in his Mémoires inédits et opuscules.
On its own, a painting by Joachim Wtewael can seem like a two-dimensional manifestation of an absurdly complex gâteau – gorgeous, delicious, but perhaps best taken in in small servings.
In Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World, opened last week at Florence’s Palazzo Strozzi, more Greek bronzes are assembled than ever before in the modern age.
WASHINGTON, DC — Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer of India and Burma 1852–1860, on display in the National Gallery of Art through January 4, showcases some of the earliest photographs of India and Burma.
In 2013, the National Gallery of Art began digitizing their enormous collection of roughly 18,000 watercolors from the Index of American Design.