National Gallery of Art
A picture taken oon September 13, 2011 shows Infanta Cristina of Spain attending a preview of the the exhibition 'The Invention of Glory: Alfonso V and the Pastrana Tapestries' at the National Gallery of Art in Washington. Spanish King Juan Carlos's daughter Cristina won respite in a corruption case on May 7, 2013 when a court spared her for the time being from being questioned as a suspect in the scandal. A judge is investigating accusations that Cristina's husband, former Olympic handball player Inaki Urdangarin, and his former business partner Diego Torres, embezzled six million euros (eight million dollars) in public funds meant for sports events.
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New website for National Gallery of Art
in Washington, D.C. is one of the great art museums in the U.S., and a national treasure on which I am happy to see my tax dollars spent. The NGA has long had a web presence, but it has never been quite what those of us who admire the museum’s collection might from Lines and Colors Read more »
Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes @ National Gallery of Art
own style and encouraged to collaborate. The creative force unleashed by Diaghilev is overwhelming. Throughout the National Gallery of Art's exhibit, video clips from recreations of Ballet Russes productions including Afternoon of the Faun, The Rite of Spring, from DCist Read more »
World’s 50 greatest galleries,” compiled from nominations by art connoisseurs, above the likes of Washington’s National Gallery of Art, the Wallace Collection and the Guggenheim in Bilbao. Kettle’s Yard had been created in the 1950s by the former Tate curator from The Telegraph Read more »
Duo Leroy-Moubarak at National Gallery of Art
musicianship and original, detailed ideas in a short program of Debussy, Saint-Saens and Franck at the National Gallery on Wednesday. Cellist Anthony Leroy is immensely gifted; his unerring intonation and fastidious technique allow him to connect notes in from The Washington Post Read more »
Bernard Starr: Art That's 'Too Jewish'
exhibit of Pre-Raphaelite art opened at Washington's National Gallery of Art on Feb. 17th that will run through May 19th. This art genre was launched in 1848 , when seven British artists led by William Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, from The Huffington Post Read more »