The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Saturday, September 22, 2018


Smithsonian Museums received works from the Corcoran Gallery of Art trustees
The National Portrait Gallery will receive a collection of 81 paintings, sculptures, photographs, drawings and prints that includes many 19th-century portraits of American Presidents, including nine paintings by George Peter Alexander Healy. Photo courtesy of Timothy Hursley.


WASHINGTON, DC.- Nine Smithsonian museums were among the art institutions in Washington to receive the collection that became available following the closure of the Corcoran Gallery of Art in 2014. The distribution of more than 10,000 works was announced May 14 by the Corcoran board of trustees. Nearly all of the art will stay in Washington museums. More than 8,000 artworks had previously been accessioned by the National Gallery of Art.

Below is a list of the Smithsonian museums and the number of works for each:

· The Anacostia Community Museum will receive a collection of 100 photographs, paintings, drawings and sculptures, including a painting by Gene Davis.

· The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery will receive nine photographs and a 19th-century Persian rug.

· The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum (in New York) will receive 92 works of decorative art, furniture and sculpture, including four plaster studies by Daniel Chester French of the “Continents” at the U.S. Custom House.

· The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden will receive a collection of 10 prints, photographs, sculptures and paintings, including two paintings by Sam Gilliam.

· The National Museum of African Art will receive 11 photographs, including a collection by Constance Stuart Larrabee.

· The National Museum of African American History and Culture will receive 123 works, including photographs by Milton Rogovin, and a number of photographs taken in 1968 by Benedict J. Fernandez.

· The National Museum of the American Indian will receive three photographs by Joseph A. Dixon.

· The National Portrait Gallery will receive a collection of 81 paintings, sculptures, photographs, drawings and prints that includes many 19th-century portraits of American Presidents, including nine paintings by George Peter Alexander Healy.

· The Smithsonian American Art Museum will receive the largest collection of all Smithsonian museums. The 318 pieces will include photographs by Russell Lee and Jack Delano for the museum’s social documentary photography collection, a major painting by Gronk Llorona and prints by Puerto Rican artist Lorenzo Homar.

The museums will take possession of the artworks in the next few months. A complete list of the Corcoran artworks and the recipient organizations, including the Smithsonian museums, is available at www.corcoran.org/artdistribution.





Today's News

May 16, 2018

Exhibition at Städel Museum unites major works by Frank Auerbach and Lucian Freud

New Rembrandt found after being bought at London auction

Researchers uncover Anne Frank's 'dirty jokes'in her diary

Three diamonds dazzle at Sotheby's Geneva

Tom Wolfe, author of 'The Right Stuff', dies at 88

More than 70 'killed negatives' printed especially for exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery

Gagosian opens Katharina Grosse's first major gallery exhibition in London

Smithsonian Museums received works from the Corcoran Gallery of Art trustees

Lawsuit challenges location of Obama presidential center

Ruby City announces major acquisitions, including recent works by Do-Ho Suh, Isaac Julien and Tala Madani

Yeats' homage to roaring boy hero leads Bonhams Modern British and Irish Art Sale

Ketterer Kunst announces highlights from its Contemporary Art auction

Freeman's to offer Pennsylvania Design Masterworks from local collections

Shamim M. Momin joins Henry Art Gallery as Senior Curator

Swedish soprano Nina Stemme wins Birgit Nilsson Prize

British artists dominate Sworders' sale of Modern & Contemporary prints

Wunderkammern opens a new show by Italian artist 2501

Maddox Gallery opens the largest UK exhibition to date of work by The Connor Brothers

Carbon 12 opens exhibition of works by Monika Grabuschnigg

Huxley-Parlour Gallery showcases over 30 early works by Martin Parr

Duddel's London opens its inaugural group art exhibition

Denver Botanic Gardens breaks ground on Freyer - Newman Center

Apollo program memorabilia helps Heritage Auctions' Space Exploration Sale soar above $1 million

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- New photographic book explores the provocative works of Rodin, Schiele and Picasso

2.- Spanish sculptures get kitschy colours in another botched restoration

3.- Van Gogh was murdered claims new film at Venice

4.- Raging fire tears through Rio de Janeiro's treasured National Museum

5.- Musée national Picasso-Paris opens exhibition of masterpieces by Pablo Picasso

6.- National Gallery of Art opens major exhibition of Corot's paintings of women

7.- RYAN LEE opens Indigenous Woman, a solo exhibition by Martine Gutierrez

8.- Flowers Gallery appoints new Gallery Director Jennifer Francis to lead global operations

9.- Bavarian authorities return priceless eighth century gold Sican mask to Peru

10.- Detroit Institute of Arts receives monumental Ursula von Rydingsvard sculpture



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez


Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful