A rare, Byzantine and Early Christan Art icon featuring the Virgin Mary and the Christ child will be on view beginning Tuesday, December 20.
Mr. Wang Yansheng王燕生, Cultural Counselor, and Mr.
The museumpresents the 18th annual Winter Lights Lantern Festival on view now through January 16.
Acclaimed painter Ji Yunfei discussed a selection of his work at the 2011 James H. Dempsey Jr. Guest Lecture on Friday, December 2.
Winslow Homer’s illustrations, paintings and prints helped define and document 19th century American history. His works are remembered for their realistic portrayal of the American scene.
By Eileen Sullivan
Kress Fellow in Paintings Conservation
[Edmonia Lewis is] “…the most interesting artist working in Europe…She has great natural genius, originality, earnestness, and simple genuine taste.”
--Henry T. Tuckerman, Book of the Artists (1867, pp. 603-04)