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Back to the Future at the Guggenheim

Monday, March 3rd, 2014
by on Playing Around

In the past several months there has been an abundance of riches in museums with surveys and retrospectives featuring artworks or artists that have had

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Capa in Color

Friday, February 7th, 2014
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Robert Capa (born Endre Friedmann in Budapest in 1913), was the greatest black-and-white war photographer and photojournalist of his generation. As Cynthia Young, Curator of

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Edouard Vuillard: A Painter and His Muses

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012
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Paris, between World War I and II, was a glorious era for the arts (Proust, Picasso, Matisse, Stravinsky, The Ballet Russes). It was also a

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The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso
And the Parisian Avant Garde

Friday, February 24th, 2012
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Ten years in the making, The Steins Collect, a stunning exhibition, not only offers us great paintings by Matisse and Picasso (as well as Bonnard,

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Arena Stage’s Red—A Modern Painter at His Twilight

Saturday, February 11th, 2012
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The image of the arist as moody, self-obsessed, and maniacal is a familiar one—from the pompous Picasso to the suicidal Van Gogh. Their muse is

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Saying ‘Thank You’ from the Heart of DC

Friday, January 13th, 2012
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Now that we have come down from the frenzy of the holidays, it is time to send out the last kind of holiday card –

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Man Around Town: Peter Valcarcel—A Life in Style

Monday, January 2nd, 2012
by on Living Around

Stylist and decorator extraordinaire Peter Valcarcel has spent the majority of his life making people and places look beautiful. His journey as an artist has

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Black and White, Not Dull Anymore

Friday, December 30th, 2011
by on Shopping Around

Once considered simply crisp solids, textures, print patterns and silhouettes now create interesting wardrobe additions. (Click on the product name for more information and to

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