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

Breaking the Rules in Modern Art

East Building Tours

  • Thursday, November 2, 2023
  • 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • East Building, Ground Level - Art Information Desk
  • Guided Tours
  • In-person

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.