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“Take a Look at That!”
Think you’re familiar with what’s good in local museums? Our museums are constantly adding to their collections. Here are five new works to look out for. By Kathleen Bridges
Comments () | Published October 12, 2011
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Photograph of "Great America" courtesy of the National Gallery of Art

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The museum recently acquired "Great America" (1994) by Chicago artist Kerry James Marshall. The acrylic-and-collage canvas is stretched directly onto a wall in the East Building Concourse Gallery.



Kreeger Museum »

Carol Brown Goldberg has been a fixture on Washington's art scene since training under Gene Davis at the Corcoran in the 1970s. Her bronze sculpture "RA 054" is a seven-foot piece whose figurative qualities contrast with the more abstract sculptures dotting the Kreeger's 5½-acre property.

Photograph of "RA 054" courtesy of the Kreeger Museum

« Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Alice S. Kandell, a New York psychologist, author, and photographer, has collected Tibetan Buddhist art for four decades. This summer, she donated her collection to the Sackler. The star is a shrine room with 200-plus objects including Buddhas, bodhisattvas, and bronzes.

Photograph of Buddha courtesy of Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

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