In the first of a series of lectures on Modern art, Dr. Heller explored the foundations of Modern art beginning in the first decade of the 20th century. Another four lectures will take us through to the third quarter of the 20th century. "New Art for a New Century" Revolutionary developments in France and Germany, during the first decade of the 1900s. Fauve art (exemplified by the glorious color and joyous shapes of Henri Matisse) and Expressionism (powerfully emotional prin
Thanks to Collette and Anthony Bruce for opening up their home to host the Corcoran Women's Committee's Annual Fall Cocktail Party. It was a beautiful affair in their garden -- tented with lights and endless sampling of divine hors d'oeuvres plus a crab cake station. A night to remember!
A private tour of the Diplomatic Rooms at the U.S. State Department. These rooms hold a premier collection of 18th-century American furniture, paintings, and decorative arts. Thomas Jefferson's writing desk. Thomas Moran, Green Cliffs of Wyoming. Responsible for inspiring Congress to create the nation's first national park -- Yellowstone. Thomas Sully, Thomas Jefferson, 1822. Painted from life at Monticello. Showing Chinese export porcelain in an American breakfront. Part of