‘Whistler in Watercolor’ at the Freer

June 6, 2019

On view at the Freer Gallery of Art through Oct. 6, this small jewel of an exhibition is the first major exploration of these works since the 1930s.

Summer Arts Preview: Visual Arts

May 16, 2019

Six D.C. art exhibitions worth a special trip this summer.

Tintoretto: One of History’s Greatest Painters All Along

May 1, 2019

It is possible that Tintoretto will prove the most essential Renaissance painter for the 21st century. It is also possible that you, like me, will stumble out of this rare […]

Q&A With Artist and ‘War Story’ Author David Richardson

April 18, 2019

There are novels about war and there are novels about art. But rarely are there novels about war and art. This is what makes “War Story,” author David Richardson’s new […]

Zilia Sánchez at the Phillips

March 26, 2019

Major art museums throughout the country seem increasingly engaged in producing a new breed of exhibitions — shows that introduce audiences to modern and contemporary artists largely unknown to history. […]

Spring Arts Preview: Visual Arts

March 7, 2019

Our writer on the visual arts highlights several of the most intriguing museum exhibitions on view this spring.

‘Pink Ranchos’ at the Art Museum of the Americas

February 19, 2019

The exhibition, at the Art Museum of the Americas through May 19, invites audiences to experience Columbian American artist Carolina Mayorga’s interpretations and musings on the slums and their occupants.

Last Chance: Gordon Parks at the National Gallery

February 5, 2019

“Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Works 1940-1950,” on view through Feb. 18, offers direct vantage into an era when the government sponsored art projects on a national scale.

Museums, the Shutdown and Ambreen Butt at NMWA

January 22, 2019

At the National Museum of Women in the Arts, “Ambreen Butt: Mark My Words,” on view through April 14, is an exhibition of startling relevance for this moment.

Last Chance: ‘Nordic Impressions’ at the Phillips

January 8, 2019

Closing Jan. 13, the exhibition features many works never before seen in the United States.