Paint Made Flesh examines the ways in which European and American painters have used oil paint and the human body to convey enduring human vulnerabilities, among them anxieties about desire, appearance, illness, aging, war, and death.
Morandi: Master of Modern Still Life features 60 works of art drawn primarily from collections in Italy, with key additions from collections in the US. Quietly mesmerizing and mysterious, Morandi's paintings hover between physical and spiritual, traditional and modern.
Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Over The River, a Work in Progress, an exhibition of more than 150 photographs, collages, drawings, and maps, will chronicle the artists’ process as they prepare to assemble and suspend massive silvery fabric panels horizontally over the Arkansas River in Colorado.
Brett Weston: Out of the Shadow, which features more than 100 of his photographs from the 1920s through the 1980s, is the first major Brett Weston exhibition in 30 years and the first retrospective exhibition of his work ever presented in Washington, DC.
Richard Diebenkorn has long been celebrated as an American master, but the pivotal 30 months he spent in Albuquerque, New Mexico, between 1950 and 1952 have never been closely examined. Diebenkorn in New Mexico is the first in-depth exhibition to focus on this time in the artist’s early creative development.