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ANNAH OTIS FOR THE HOYA | Two peacocks painted in gold

‘The Peacock Room Revealed’ Showcases Whistler’s Expressive Style

Finally open again after a 35-day government shutdown, the Smithsonian Institution’s Freer Gallery of Art is taking advantage of an exhibition change to showcase 19th-century American artist James McNeill Whistler’s beautifully painted “Peacock Room” between now and mid-April. The room is an awe-inspiring testament to Whistler’s ability and the East[Read More…]

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Science and Art Come Together at the Freer and Sackler Galleries

Positioned on Independence Avenue by the National Mall, the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery feature world-renowned American and Asian art collections. Unlike more aesthetic-driven galleries, the Freer and Sackler galleries connect their art exhibitions to significant events and developments from the history of Asia. Aligning[Read More…]

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Exploring Interfaith Dialogue With ‘Terminal’

Subodh Gupta’s monumental installation “Terminal,” is currently on display at the Sackler Pavilion of the Smithsonian Institution’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery to celebrate the reopenings of the Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art. Featuring 30 gleaming brass towers, the exhibit by the internationally renowned Indian artist also marks the[Read More…]

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19th century Venice is brought to life in the artistic works of James McNeill Whistler. Applying a complex variety of patterns and strokes, his original prints reveal a city of days gone by whose haunting beauty is found in the everyday activities of its citizens.

Venice Past Printed

James McNeill Whistler’s Peacock Room at the Freer Gallery of Art may be his most famous and lauded work, but his lesser-known prints of Venice have recently been put on display and represent a different facet of his artistic talent. The twenty-six prints were originally purchased in 1887 by Charles[Read More…]

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