Click on the individual photograph to ENLARGE it. It may be surprising but angels do exist in Washington, D.C., at least in the form of art. As someone who has known the city for years, I’ve encountered them at monuments throughout the capital, from Union Station to the National Cathedral. But only recently, […]
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Click on the painting to enlarge it. THE PHILLIPS COLLECTION Washington, D.C. FAST FACTS Founded in 1921 by art collector and art historian Duncan Phillips (1886-1966) as memorial to his recently deceased father and brother; envisioned by Phillips as a “small intimate museum” reflecting modernism in art; still housed in original family home, Georgian […]
Click on the image to enhance the work of art. Did you know one of the victims of the tragic sinking of the Titanic that occurred 100 years ago today was an artist? He was Francis or Frank Millet (1846-1912) whose life is commemorated by a sculpture near the White House, the Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain, […]
Click on each image to enhance the individual work of art. Lafayette Park, just across from the White House, is one of the most haunted areas in the nation, starting with War of 1812 hero Admiral Stephen Decatur, who used to stare at frightened passersby from his townhouse until the windows were mercifully bricked up, […]