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Visitors enjoy artwork in the National Gallery's East Building.

Guided Tours

East Building Tours

Breaking the Rules in Modern Art

1900 to the Present

  • Tuesday, February 28, 2023
  • 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • East Building, Ground Level - Art Information Desk

How and why did rules of painting and sculpture change radically throughout the 20th century? Through close looking and conversation, we'll explore how artists departed from traditional materials and subject matter while grappling with the modern world.