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In the Library: Process and Participation in the Work of Christo and Jeanne-Claude
Christo and Jeanne-Claude with the finished project Valley Curtain, Rifle, Colorado, 1970–72, August 10, 1972, gelatin silver print, Shunk-Kender Photography Collection, Department of Image Collections, National Gallery of Art Library, Gift of the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation in memory of Harry Shunk and János Kender. © Christo. Photograph: Shunk-Kender © J. Paul Getty Trust. All Rights Reserved.

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The Urban Scene: 1920–1950
Howard Cook, Looking up Broadway, 1937, lithograph, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Reba and Dave Williams Collection, Gift of Reba and Dave Williams

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The Woodner Collections: Master Drawings from Seven Centuries
Fra Bartolommeo, One Angel Blowing a Trumpet, and Another Holding a Standard, c. 1500, pen and brown ink, squared in red chalk for transfer on laid paper, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Woodner Collection, Gift of Andrea Woodner

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In the Library: Companion Pieces
John Cage with David Tudor present a performance of Variations IV at the Feigen/Palmer Gallery, 1963, invitation, National Gallery of Art Library, Vertical Files

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Matthias Mansen: Configurations
Matthias Mansen, Studio—Head and Feet, 1987, color woodcut, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Wolfgang Wittrock, in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art

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Fragonard's Fantasy Figures
Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Young Girl Reading, c. 1770, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Mrs. Mellon Bruce in memory of her father, Andrew W. Mellon

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Bosch to Bloemaert: Early Netherlandish Drawings from the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Hieronymus Bosch, The Owl's Nest, c. 1505–1515, pen and brown ink, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

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In the Tower: Anne Truitt
Anne Truitt, Knight's Heritage, 1963, acrylic on wood, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Collectors Committee

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Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry
Johannes Vermeer, Woman Holding a Balance, c. 1664, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Widener Collection

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Outliers and American Vanguard Art
Horace Pippin, Interior, 1944, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Meyer P. Potamkin, in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art

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Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint Francis at La Verna
Nicolo Boldrini after Titian, Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata, c. 1530, woodcut, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund

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Three Centuries of American Prints from the National Gallery of Art
Frances Flora Bond Palmer, A Midnight Race on the Mississippi, 1860, color lithograph with hand-coloring on wove paper, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Donald and Nancy de Laski Fund

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In Celebration of Paul Mellon
Mary Cassatt, The Black Hat, c. 1890, pastel, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon

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Intersections: Photographs and Video from the National Gallery of Art and the Corcoran Gallery of Art
Alfred Stieglitz, Self-Portrait, probably 1911, platinum print, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Alfred Stieglitz Collection

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Intersections: Photographs and Video from the National Gallery of Art and the Corcoran Gallery of Art
Eadweard Muybridge, Ascending and descending stairs, Plate No. 504, 1887, collotype, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Corcoran Collection (Museum purchase, 1887)

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Hubert Robert, 1733–1808
Hubert Robert, Ruines d'un pont romain, oil on canvas, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Troyes

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From Drawings to Paintings in the Age of Rembrandt
Michiel van Musscher, An Artist in His Studio with His Drawings, c. 1665–1667, oil on panel, Liechtenstein Museum, Vienna

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From Los Angeles to New York: The Dwan Gallery, 1959–1971
Robert Smithson, Untitled (Spiral Jetty), 1970, National Gallery of Art, Washington. Photograph by Gianfranco Gorgoni

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From Los Angeles to New York: The Dwan Gallery, 1959–1971
Virginia Dwan standing in the Language III installation (May 24–June 18, 1969). Photo courtesy Dwan Archive

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In the Tower: Barbara Kruger
Barbara Kruger, Untitled (Know nothing, Believe anything, Forget everything), 1987/2014, screenprint on vinyl, National Gallery of Art, Washington Gift of the Collectors Committee, Sharon and John D. Rockefeller IV, Howard and Roberta Ahmanson, Denise and Andrew Saul, Lenore S. and Bernard A. Greenberg Fund, Agnes Gund, and Michelle Smith

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The Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker Collection
Thomas Demand, Clearing, 2003, chromogenic print, Collection of Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker © Thomas Demand / Artists' Rights Society (ARS), New York

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Stuart Davis: In Full Swing
Stuart Davis, Arch Hotel, 1929, oil on canvas, Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Anna R. Frank M. Hall Charitable Trust. Photo © Sheldon Museum of Art

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Della Robbia: Sculpting with Color in Renaissance Florence
Andrea della Robbia, Madonna and Child with Cherubim, c. 1485, glazed terracotta, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Andrew W. Mellon Collection

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In the Tower: Theaster Gates
Theaster Gates, 2014, photo by Sarah Pooley, courtesy of the artist.

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East of the Mississippi: Nineteenth-Century American Landscape Photography
Henry Peter Bosse, Construction of Rock and Brush Dam, L.W. 1891, 1891, cyanotype, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Mary and Dan Solomon

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Frédéric Bazille and the Birth of Impressionism
Frédéric Bazille, Portraits of the *** Family, called The Family Gathering, 1867, oil on canvas, Musée d’Orsay, Paris

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America Collects Eighteenth-Century French Painting
Joseph Ducreux, Le Discret, c. 1791, oil on aluminum, transferred from canvas, Spencer Museum of Art

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Michel Sittow: Estonian Painter at the Courts of Renaissance Europe
Michel Sittow, Portrait of Diego Guevara (?), c. 1515/1518, oil on panel, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Andrew W. Mellon Collection

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Gordon Parks: The New Tide, 1940-1950
Gordon Parks, Washington, D.C. Government charwoman (American Gothic), 1942, gelatin silver print, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Courtesy of The Gordon Parks Foundation

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Civic Pride: Group Portraits from Amsterdam
Govaert Flinck, The Governors of the Kloveniersdoelen, 1642
oil on canvas
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, on loan from the City of Amsterdam

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Masterpieces of American Furniture from the Kaufman Collection, 1700-1830
John and/or Hugh Finlay, Grecian couch, 1810–1840
walnut, cherry; white pine, poplar, cherry
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman

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Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings
Sally Mann, Deep South, Untitled, (Scarred Tree), 1998, gelatin silver print, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Alfred H. Moses and Fern M. Schad Fund. © 2016 Sally Mann

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Paul Cézanne, Boy in a Red Waistcoat, 1888-1890, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art

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