Although the Freer Gallery of Art is generally well-known as an Asian art museum, it also houses a no-less-important collection of a large number of paintings and etchings by James McNeill Whistler.
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Perusing the special collections of the American Art & Portrait Gallery Library, I came across Elizabeth Bryant Johnston’s 1882 compilation, Original Portraits of Washington, Including Statues, Monuments, and Medals. I more »
Born in 1867, Frank Lloyd Wright is considered the greatest American architect of the last century. The magazine featured here, ReD. Revue Svazu moderní kultury Devětsil [ReD: Review of the more »
Today one of the Freer/Sackler Archives volunteers brought some beautiful peonies from her garden to add colors and elegance to the newly renovated FSG library reading room. Chinese people have more »
Attending the American Library Association conference in June? Come join us on Monday, June 28, from 2-4 PM for an informal open house of the Smithsonian’s resources for American art more »
The Swiss naturalist Konrad Gesner was born in Zurich on March 26, 1516. A true polymath, he studied theology, ancient languages, medicine, and botany at the universities of Strassburg, Bourges, more »
Certainly, Mussoff’s strong design sense, punchy draftsmanship and gritty, rebellious social attitude make her one of the more interesting representational artists to come down the pike in recent years.”—Joe Shannon, more »
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