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In the short film about the exhibition Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective, Dorothy Lichtenstein, the artist’s widow and president of the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation, and Harry Cooper, curator of modern art at the National Gallery of Art, talk about the iconic artist’s signature dots, the wide range of subject matter explored in his art, and the impact of his body of work on contemporary art. The landmark retrospective exhibition is on view at the Gallery through January 13, 2013.

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In The Art of Boxing, Sharmbá Mitchell, former two-time Junior Welterweight Champion of the World, and Charles Brock, associate curator of American and British paintings at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, talk about four of the greatest sports paintings in American art―Club Night (1907), Stag at Sharkey's (1909), Both Members of This Club (1909), and Dempsey and Firpo (1924)―by George Bellows (1882–1925), now on view as part of a landmark retrospective exhibition of Bellows' work at the National Gallery of Art in Washington through October 8, 2012.

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Featured are highlights from the National Gallery of Art's press preview for the landmark exhibition of Itō Jakuchū's "Colorful Realm of Living Beings"–a set of 30 bird-and-flower paintings on display at the Gallery from March 30 through April 29, 2012. Widely considered as one of the greatest achievements in the history of Japanese nature painting, this Edo masterpiece is on view for the first time outside of Japan. The occasion for this exhibition is the centennial of the gift of cherry trees from Tokyo to Washington, DC, in 1912.

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Frank Stella, Jasper Johns, Brice Marden, and Ellsworth Kelly—four of the American masters whose art is on view in this landmark exhibition—speak with collector Robert Meyerhoff, curator Harry Cooper, and Gallery director Earl A. Powell III. The artists discuss their work, the collection itself, and the show while strolling through this innovative thematic installation prior to its opening in September 2009. Speakers at the podium include Powell, Meyerhoff, and Victoria P. Sant, president, National Gallery of Art.

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The dramatic installation of rare suits of armor worn by Spanish kings, royal portraits, and magnificent tapestries from the Renaissance are accompanied by music and brief remarks from the press preview on June 23, 2009, for this stunning and historic exhibition. Speakers include Earl A. Powell III, director, National Gallery of Art; His Excellency D. Jorge Dezcallar, ambassador of Spain; Yago Pico de Coaña, president, Patrimonio Nacional; Charo Otegui Pascual, executive president, SEACEX; Alvaro Soler del Campo, director, Spanish Royal Armory, and chief curator, Patrimonio Nacional; and José Andrés, chef and owner, Jaleo and THINKfoodGROUP.

Directory

Upcoming Exhibitions

Andrew Wyeth: Looking Out, Looking In
May 4–November 30, 2014

Degas/Cassatt
May 11–October 5, 2014

Current Exhibitions

Garry Winogrand
March 2–June 8, 2014

Modern German Prints and Drawings from the Kainen Collection
February 23–June 29, 2014

Masterpieces of American Furniture from the Kaufman Collection, 1700–1830
October 7, 2012, on display indefinitely

Civic Pride: Group Portraits from Amsterdam

March 10, 2012–March 11, 2017

Yes, No, Maybe: Artists Working at Crown Point Press
September 1, 2013–January 5, 2014

Northern Mannerist Prints from the Kainen Collection
September 1, 2013–January 5, 2014

Yes, No, Maybe: Artists Working at Crown Point Press
September 1, 2013–January 5, 2014

Northern Mannerist Prints from the Kainen Collection
September 1, 2013–January 5, 2014

Yes, No, Maybe: Artists Working at Crown Point Press
September 1, 2013–January 5, 2014

Northern Mannerist Prints from the Kainen Collection
September 1, 2013–January 5, 2014

Yes, No, Maybe: Artists Working at Crown Point Press
September 1, 2013–January 5, 2014

Northern Mannerist Prints from the Kainen Collection
September 1, 2013–January 5, 2014

Yes, No, Maybe: Artists Working at Crown Point Press
September 1, 2013–January 5, 2014

Northern Mannerist Prints from the Kainen Collection
September 1, 2013–January 5, 2014

Yes, No, Maybe: Artists Working at Crown Point Press
September 1, 2013–January 5, 2014

Northern Mannerist Prints from the Kainen Collection
September 1, 2013–January 5, 2014

Yes, No, Maybe: Artists Working at Crown Point Press
September 1, 2013–January 5, 2014

Northern Mannerist Prints from the Kainen Collection
September 1, 2013–January 5, 2014

Special Installations

Leo Villareal, Multiverse
on view indefinitely

Sol LeWitt, Wall Drawing #65
on view indefinitely

Andy Goldsworthy, Roof
on view indefinitely

Exhibitions On Tour

Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
April 9–August 25, 2014
Art Institute of Chicago
September 28, 2014–fall 2014

Tell It with Pride: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ Shaw Memorial
Massachusetts Historical Society
February 21–May 23, 2014

Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
January 27–May 4, 2014
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
June 13–September 14, 2014