Corcoran Gallery of Art


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see under Corcoran, William WilsonCorcoran, William Wilson
, 1798–1888, American financier, philanthropist, and art collector, b. Georgetown, D.C. After becoming a successful banker, he retired in 1854 and devoted himself to his philanthropic activities, which included gifts to many educational and
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In the six years between his college graduation and enlistment in the Army, the award-winning artist exhibited at the nation's leading museums (including the Carnegie Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and National Academy of Design) as well as the 1939 World's Fair.
She has served at institutions such as the Denver Art Museum, Smithsonian Institution, and Corcoran Gallery of Art.
Diamonstein-Spielvogel has served on the boards of a variety of educational, visual, literary, and performing arts institutions, including the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Visiting Committee for Drawings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the Collection Committee of the Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum; the PEN American Center; the New York State Historic Archives Partnership Trust; and the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.
If the '70s saw Truitt's retrospectives at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York; the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC; and the Baltimore Museum of Art; the early '60s were no less decisive, giving rise to her first one-person exhibition, held at the Andre Emmerich Gallery in New York in 1963.
An active soloist and chamber musician, he has performed in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, and Corcoran Gallery of Art, among others.
Clark turns collector and philanthropist, leaving over 200 works of fine and decorative art to the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.
Pero, en junio de 1989, la Corcoran Gallery of Art de Washington se rehuso a montarla.
A glamorous premiere and reception at the Corcoran Gallery of Art Monday night hosted by Showtime and its innovative president of entertainment, David Nevins, attracted a gaggle of current agency staffers as well as Michael Hayden, the former CIA director, and Michael Morell, the former acting CIA director.
Instead, it was hung on the wall like the work of art it clearly is, subsequently being among the collection bequeathed by Mr Clark to the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington in 1925.
Washington, June 6 ( ANI ): A Persian carpet decorated with swirling vines and vibrant flowers that was stored for decades by the Corcoran Gallery of Art has been sold for more than 30 million dollars in the U.
The carpet was sold by the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington DC and was part of a collection given to the gallery in 1926 by William Clark, a US senator from Montana.