National Gallery of Art

Narrated by Academy Award nominee Glenn Close, this short film includes new footage of the original settings of the artist’s works in Florence, Pistoia, and Venice.
Andrea del Verrocchio (c. 1435–1488) was one of the most versatile, skilled, and inventive artists of the Italian Renaissance.
A distinguished painter, printmaker, and sculptor, Oliver Lee Jackson (b. 1935) has created a complex and original body of work that remains rooted in the human figure while drawing on all the…
In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the birth of Jacopo Tintoretto (1518/1519–1594), the National Gallery of Art, Washington and the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia with the special…

Washington, DC—Within just a decade, Gordon Parks (1912–2006) grew from a self-taught portrait photographer and photojournalist in Saint Paul and Chicago to a visionary professional working in New…

Through her iconic casts of domestic objects and spaces, Rachel Whiteread has created a language of her own, one that subtly tells stories about the quiet moments of our lives and the places they are…

Washington, DC—Dressed in rustic Italian costume or nude on a grassy plain, rendered with a sophisticated use of color and a deft, delicate touch, Corot's women convey a mysterious sense of their…

Humor may be fundamental to human experience, but its expression in painting and sculpture has been limited. Instead, prints, as the most widely distributed medium, and drawings, as the most…