Saturday in the Museum with Edward

Image: Edward Hopper, Cape Cod Morning (1950). On Saturdays, we like to highlight a piece of art.  With the big museums opening at the end of this week, we are putting the focus on this Edward Hopper from the Smithsonian American Art Museum. A year ago, as we sunk into the reality of the situation, […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Winslow II

Image: Winslow Homer, Breezing Up (A Fair Wind) (1873-76). We drift away from food for this weekend’s art post.  In light of the re-opening of the National Gallery in a couple weeks, we are highlighting some favorites from the collection.  In light of the wind that hit us the last day, this piece seemed appropriate. […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Joan

Image: Joan Miró, The Farm (1921-22). On Saturday’s we like to post something about art, usually art related to the world of food.  This Saturday we are excited that the National Gallery of Art will be re-opening in a few weeks.  The loss of access to museums was not the most tragic impact of COVID, […]

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Saturday In The Museum with James

Image: James Tissot, Holyday (c.1876) In our continuing series of Saturday art posts related to dining or food, we continue the theme of feasts or meals. This is a complete pendulum swing from the last featured painting. The sun in out, thoughts turn to picnics and we went scouring for something appropriate. In the holdings […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Horace

Image: Horace Pippin, Sunday Morning Breakfast (1943) On Saturdays we like to divert our attention from the world of dining to the world of art, though we still try to find a connection to the world of food. In recent weeks, we have been posting images of feasts and other meals where people gather to […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Amir Hamza

Image: “A young hero bounds into a drunken feast” from the Dastan-I Amir Hamaz (c.1567-882). Opaque watercolor on cotton. We pick up the series we started of art depicting feast and dining. As a restaurant guide for D.C. we like to take a break on Saturdays to post about art related to food. The last […]

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In The Museum With Nina

Image: Third millennium plaque depicting the goddess Nina. Over the holidays, we took a break from posting our findings from the art world on Saturdays. Today we pick up the pattern again and shift our focus. Last year we followed the thread of still-life paintings, mostly focused on Europe. Our new topic, still related to […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Paul III

Image: Paul Cézanne, Still Life with Apples and Peaches (c. 1905). We close out our series of Cézanne still life postings for our Saturday look at art, and we turn the page on the 19th Century. This week’s painting is found in D.C.’s own National Gallery of Art. Due to Covid, it is closed. We […]

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