Frankenthaler’s “Jacob’s Ladder,” showcasing her signature style, reminds us that she gave birth to a whole school of painting.

Ragnar Kjartansson worried that his video installation might be sentimental rubbish. It’s one of the most celebrated artworks of our time.

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Three-artist show raises the temperature with novel and colorful approaches.

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The Dupont Circle modern art museum, which has more than doubled its collection during Kosinski’s tenure, is celebrating its centennial this year.

A meteorologist examines the atmospheric conditions in these classic images.

Check out these must-see artworks before August 9.

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Artworks run the gamut from warped honeycombs to eerie, replicated vegetables

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The architect of the Vietnam Memorial is back with “Ghost Forest,” an installation of 49 dead cedars, up through Nov. 14 in Madison Square Park.

The gift announcement comes just days before Bezos takes off for space and as the museum prepares to reopen July 30.

This plain-spoken 1863 masterpiece is charged with moral anxiety.

A museum with deep pockets digs deeper into the art of America’s preeminent sculptor.

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An array of messages – political, social, artistic – from a formative time in Washington

  • Mark Jenkins
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The Kenyan American artist Wangechi Mutu invites a conversation at a leading repository of European art.

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No artist better captures the sublime, but the sublime is demanding.

The National Museum of Natural History’s “Unsettled Nature” uses art — yes art — to deliver a grim yet disturbingly beautiful message about the environment.

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As a 9-foot replica comes to Washington, the iconic copper goddess seems less representative of American immigrants than ever.

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‘Mazes and Maps’ incorporates principles of design but with fanciful, whimsical twists

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Barkley Hendricks’s double portrait at Yale is one of the most arresting works by a once unfashionable artist

The Smithsonian announced the members of the proposed museum’s board of trustees, a critical first step in the long road to its creation.

The first family hasn’t begun requesting art from the NGA or Smithsonian yet, but the paintings they’ve hung thus far reflect their Delaware roots and sentimental tastes.

  • John Anderson
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