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Dreaming of Doha: A Night Sponsored by the Phillips Collection

Thank you for letting me share…Images from the Dreaming of Doha event sponsored by the Phillips Collection and held in the Dock 5 space at Union Market. 125 more words

l'absinthe

Degas’ work L’Absinthe was legitimately booed when it put on display in 1892.

I’m more fascinated at the reaction of the woman (Ellen Andree). She must’ve found out that yet  61 more words

Art

A Local Explores D.C. Like a Tourist

M and I took a break from our insane work schedules to enjoy the pleasant spring weather and explore D.C. I’ve lived in the nation’s capital for seven years, but sometimes I forget what a great city D.C. 679 more words

Photography

Stumbling across a DC book fair

You never know what you’ll stumble across in Washington, DC. That’s its charm.

I’d heard that one of my all-time favorite Renoir paintings had its home in DC, so I promised myself that I would go and visit when the weather improved. 674 more words

Writing

I went to the Phillips Collection yesterday, and saw this beautiful work by Paul Gauguin. The Ham, from 1889, presents us with a portion size that’s absolutely acceptable, a handful of small onions, and a glass of wine that begs to be topped off. 100 more words

Art

Blogging Is Here to Stay

Weblogs, or blogs, have been around for a while now– definitely beyond the days of Facebook. Although it seemed for a while that blogs were a dying medium, it’s recent revival has generated a good deal of interest in digital professionals around the globe. 493 more words

Museums

Unique Museums to Get Lost In

Unsure of how and where to procrastinate all of your weekend assignments away? Getting lost among unique artifacts, priceless paintings and hidden doors is the most educational way to procrastinate.   215 more words

Procrastination