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Press Releases: 1986

January 15, 1986
Titian's masterpiece The Flaying of Marsyas on view at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 3.9MB)

January 29, 1986
Baroque Paintings from the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 3.2MB)

February 3, 1986
First exhibition of drawings by Jacques de Gheyn at National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.6MB)

February 13, 1986
Media advisory [Announcements concerning Treasure Houses of Britain] (PDF 797KB)

February 18, 1986
Treasure Houses [exhibition] Extended Until April 13 (PDF 874KB)

February 18, 1986
Washington Revisits Brideshead - Over Eleven Lunches [Granada Television International news release] (PDF 729KB)

March 5, 1986
Graphicstudio archive acquisition announced by National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.7MB)

April 9, 1986
Lukas Foss named 1986 Andrew W. Mellon lecturer (PDF 2.6MB)

April 9, 1986
Paintings from the Soviet Union on exhibition at National Gallery of Art [Impressionist to Early Modern Paintings from the USSR: Works from the Hermitage Museum, Leningrad, and the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow] (PDF 5.4MB)

April 15, 1986
Advance Exhibition Schedule: April 1986-February 1987 (PDF 6.3MB)

April 15, 1986
Treasure Houses doors finally close at the National Gallery of Art. Nearly one million visited popular exhibition (PDF 1.6MB)

April 22, 1986
Advance passes now available for Impressionist to Early Modern Paintings from the U.S.S.R. opening May 1 at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 984KB)

May 20, 1986
Hours extended for Soviet Impressionism exhibition at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 943KB)

May 20, 1986
Paintings by 19th-century landscape artist George Inness to go on view at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 6.1MB)

June 11, 1986
Renaissance sculpture from Vienna on view at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 9.8MB)

June 30, 1986
New Installation Fact Sheet [Seven American Masters] (PDF 8.6MB)

July 1, 1986|
Elizabeth A.C. Weil to head National Gallery's corporate affairs office (PDF 1007KB)

July 1, 1986
Advance Exhibition Schedule: August 1986 - September 1987 (PDF 5.2MB)

July 1, 1986
National Gallery of Art receives new gift from collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon (PDF 3.8MB)

July 10, 1986
National Gallery to show selected works from [Mr. and Mrs. Paul] Mellon Gifts (PDF 10.2MB)

July 22, 1986
American Furniture from the Kaufman Collection to open at the National Gallery (PDF 14.4MB)

July 28, 1986
The Age of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent to open January 25, 1987 at the National Gallery (PDF 12.9MB)

August 1, 1986
Fall and winter special exhibitions at the National Gallery range from 16th-century Italian masters to American decorative arts (PDF 2.5MB)

August 1, 1986
National Gallery of Art to present paintings by Matisse (PDF 25.8MB)

August 22, 1986
45th season of Sunday evening free concerts to open October 5, 1986 at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 2.5MB)

August 23, 1986
Barnett Newman's Stations of the Cross acquired by the National Gallery (PDF 3.0MB)

August 27, 1986
National Gallery of Art presents works by Alexander Archipenko from the Tel-Aviv Museum (PDF 1.7MB)

September 18, 1986
Notice to editors and correspondents re: Goya: The Condesa de Chinchòn and Other Paintings, Drawings, and Prints from Spanish and American Private Collections and the National Gallery of Art (PDF 894KB)

October 1, 1986
Celebration of works by Goya at National Gallery (PDF 3.7MB)

October 1, 1986
Works by 16th-century master draftsmen on view at the National Gallery [The Age of Bruegel: Netherlandish Drawings of the Sixteenth Century] (PDF 2.3MB)

October 1, 1986
Sir Lawrence Gowing appointed National Gallery Kress Professor 1986-1987 (PDF 1.6MB)

October 29, 1986
Works by American artist John Marin donated to the National Gallery (PDF 2.3MB)

November 7, 1986
Two scholars [Anne d'Harnoncourt and Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann] named to board of Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (PDF 1.6MB)

November 18, 1986
Centennial exhibition of Georgia O'Keeffe to open in 1987 at the National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.7MB)

December 1, 1986
Advance Exhibition Schedule (PDF 6.7MB)

December 15, 1986
National Gallery acquires three Italian Baroque paintings [by Guercino and Francesco Albani] (PDF 1.6MB)

December 16, 1986
National Gallery appoints new administrator [Anne Borden Evans] (PDF 875KB)

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