Posts Tagged ‘Monet’

The Clark Monet Sells for $24 Million, Netting the Corcoran Zilch

If mo' money does indeed mean mo' problems, the Corcoran Gallery of Art is in luck: A painting of water lilies by Claude Monet owned by the gallery sold for $24 million at a Christie's auction last night, but the Corcoran won't see a penny of it.
The final bid came as a bit of a letdown—the [...]

Arts Roundup: Party Bus Edition

Money-losing LivingSocial will shutter its 918 F St. event space. [Post]
Phillips Collection scoffs at claims of forgery. [Post]
Corcoran awaits sale of valuable Monet. [Post]
Northeast Library reopens today. [DCist]
Shakespeare Theatre Company announces its 2014-15 season. [Post]
A profile of Robert Edsel, the guy who helped the Monuments Men film come to be. [Post]
Baltimoreans, get on the Wye [...]

Arts Roundup: Anthem Edition

She sang the anthem, y'all. [Rolling Stone]
AFI Silver Theatre risks massive profit loss if it can't go digital [Gazette]
After controversy, Cool Disco Donut changes its name to Zeke's D.C. Donuts [Washington City Paper]
The Post goes deep inside the Cool Disco Donut hole [Post]
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist author visits her old high school, Bethesda Chevy [...]

Openings: Cabaret, Stephanie Miracle

What's new this weekend in local arts.
Today, one of America's best-loved plays begins its run at one of America's most famous theaters: Our Town, Thornton Wilder's classic play about life in a small New Hampshire hamlet, celebrates its 75th anniversary with a new production. The play runs to Feb. 24 at Ford's Theatre, 511 10th St. [...]

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