Saturday in the Museum with Peter

Image: Peter Hurd, Brinton’s Mill (1928) We have been focusing on harvest season for the last few weeks in our Saturday art posts about food and where it comes from. For today’s post we go another step in the process, to a painting of an old mill. The mill in this case was converted into […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Winslow

Image: Winslow Homer, The Veteran in a New Field (1865). We return to the subject of harvest paintings for the Saturday art posts we do on this site. We also do paintings from Homer back-to-back with this post. Last week’s was obscure, this one is among his most famous and emotionally resonant. Painted in 1865, […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Winslow

Image: Winslow Homer, Crab Fishing (1883). We return to a favorite artist, and one that shares our occupation with the occupation of sourcing food. Though Winslow Homer is most associated with the lands and coasts of northeastern United States, this painting is from his time in England. The piece is in the collection of the […]

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Tigerella

Image: Reubenesque beauty. Last Updated: August 2022 Current Status:  Open for breakfast and lunch from the counter-service space from 8:00 to 3:00.  Sit-down lunch is served in the restaurant space starting at 11:00 and going to 3:00.  Dinner service planned to start in the future.  Seating in the hall for the counter.  Take-out, but no […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Winslow

Image: Winslow Homer, Oranges on a Branch (1885). For the Saturday art post about food, we pick up on the theme of food sources with an unexpected painting. Winslow Homer is known for his scenes of Maine and cooler weather. But the painting above is from a trip the Bahamas of an orange tree full […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Alex

Image: Alex Katz, Blueberry Field (1955). For our weekly art post we return to the theme of where food comes from. Consistent with the season, we have found a painting of a blueberry field. The painting is by Alex Katz, a notable post-war American artist. Katz was born in 1927, and amazingly lived to see […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Sam

Image: Sam Gilliam, Light Depth (1969). On Saturdays we typically post about art that intersects with the world of food, which we hope makes sense as a dining guide for D.C. Today, however, we put the emphasis on D.C. and on food for the soul instead. We do so to honor the life and work […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Gifford

Image: Gifford Beal, The Fish Bucket (1924). Generally we find pieces of art to post for this series by poking around the internet looking for something related to food. This picture came from the more traditional serendipitous path of wandering through a museum, in this case the Phillips Collection. You go to see young Picasso, […]

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