Years of discrimination and financial difficulties have left many vulnerable to a covid-19 economy, coming at a time when the stories they tell are as salient as ever.

Helen Molesworth: “The museum is a fundamentally 18th-century institution that finds itself stumbling as it enters the 21st century.”

The beloved museum remains relevant, and not just because it was founded in the wake of a pandemic.

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There’s nothing clandestine about the Magna technique in the powerful paintings.

  • Mark Jenkins
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Washington’s major museums and the National Zoo are among the attractions closing in latest wave of shutdowns across the nation.

We visited six reopened museums, and found a reason to visit each one.

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The great African American painter was at his best in this astonishingly artful work at the Cleveland Museum of Art

Museum’s latest acquisitions by Huma Bhabha and Sterling Ruby leave lingering, haunted impressions.

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The diverse exhibition mounted by Sacramento’s Crocker Art Museum is an invitation to indulge.

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Amid our isolation and solitude, works convey a joyful respite and a chance to reflect.

  • Mark Jenkins
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Stuck inside during the pandemic, Geandy Pavón made 40 days’ worth of witty, elegant art.

  • Mark Jenkins
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Smart, clear and a little institutional, the museum at Fort Belvoir is a major addition to the cultural landscape.

“The most important thing is to be safe,” Secretary Lonnie Bunch says of the gradual approach.

  • Perspective

The artist devoted her work to subtle emotions, the ones that don’t require a trigger or — in today’s world — correspond to an emoji.

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Luminous works take on a contemporary glow suggesting digital imagery

  • Mark Jenkins
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Four museums, including the National Gallery of Art, decide to present controversial show sooner.

  • Perspective

The image of him being beaten invites a modern interpretation: Shame begets violence, and love pays the price

At the UMD Art Gallery, Jamilah Sabur’s short videos navigate space, in the loosest sense of the word.

  • Mark Jenkins
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Sculpture, painting and ceramics range from rugged to refined

  • Mark Jenkins
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Amid growing criticism, BMA trustees decide to hold off deaccessioning works by Andy Warhol, Clyfford Still and Brice Marden.

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