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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Presents “Morris Louis Now: An American Master Revisited”

In a startling burst of creativity from 1954 to 1962, Morris Louis produced more than 600 canvases that represented an important new direction in painting. His method of “staining” unprimed canvas with thinned acrylic paints was an innovation that continues to inspire contemporary artists. This is the first consideration of Louis’s work in the United …

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The National Gallery of Art Is A Treasure Trove of German Master Drawings

By Dorothea S. Michelman When Andrew Robison joined the National Gallery of Art back in 1973, his assignment was nothing less than “to build a great national collection of prints and drawings like the great national collections of prints and drawings in Europe.” The first challenge the new curator faced was the task of familiarizing …

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