Burst of Exhibits Paints Art History
Byline: Joanna Shaw-Eagle, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
The District's art season has rarely been so busy.
Highlights include: an astonishing six exhibits opening in September at the National Gallery of Art; the Corcoran Gallery of Art's mix of historic American paintings and cutting-edge contemporary arts; the National Museum of Women in the Arts' new "Women Artists Worldwide" initiative; a full complement of contemporary art shows at American University's new $48 million Cyrus and Myrtle Katzen Arts Center; and the first-rate but too little-known Textile Museum's 80th-anniversary celebration with the landmark "Silk and Leather: Splendid Attire of 19th-Century Central Asia" (through Feb. 26).
Here's a list of the National Gallery's fall …
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Publication information: Article title: Burst of Exhibits Paints Art History. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: September 3, 2005. Page number: B01. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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