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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Her most enduringly popular series of photographs, 'Women', was published in 1999 in a book accompanied by an exhibition that opened at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.
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.
There are currently eleven not-for-profit resident partners at THEARC, including arts organizations: The Washington Ballet, the Levine School of Music, and The Corcoran Gallery of Art.
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.
This month, however, sees the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington offer the second, final tranche of the classical carpets given to them as part of a larger bequest by Senator William A.
In 2001, the Corcoran Gallery of Art featured a retrospective of his work entitled Arthur Tress: Fantastic Voyage: Photographs 1956-2000 which took an intimate look at his long and varied career.
The cover of that issue featured an image of a Robert Mapplethorpe photograph being projected onto the facade of the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, as part of a demonstration against the museum's cancellation of the artist's retrospective.
In 1967 the quartet received on loan from the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, a set of instruments made by Antonio Stradivari known as the "Paganini" Strads.
American Paintings to 1945 gathers works from the Corcoran Gallery of Art and pairs an extensive art volume packed with color illustrations with an online component adding exhaustive documentation on individual paintings.
In this landmark publication, curator Sarah Cash offers a thorough history of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Washington DC) and its American art collection.