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  • Wonam in a white pantsuit and white beret on a chaise lounge

    Marlene Dietrich: Vestida para la Imagen

    16 de junio de 2017 - 15 de abril de 2018

    Marlene Dietrich brought androgyny to the silver screen through her roles in such movies as Morocco (1930) and Seven Sinners (1940).

    Marlene Dietrich: Dressed for the Image was organized in cooperation with Deutsche Kinemathek – Marlene Dietrich Collection Berlin.
    This exhibition has been made possible through the generous support of Tom L. Pegues and Donald A. Capoccia.  Additional support received from the American Portrait Gala Endowment.

    Image: Marlene Dietrich on the SS Europa, 1933, Cherbourg, France / Paul Cwojdzinski / 1933, Photograph / Marlene Dietrich Collection Berlin, Deutsche Kinemathek, Berlin, Germany


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  • Daguerreotype of an older woman (Dolley Madison) and a younger woman (Anna Payne)

    Retratos de antes de la guerra civil norteamericana de Mathew Brady

    Desde el 16 de junio de 2017 hasta el 03 de junio de 2018
    Primer piso

    This Daguerreian Gallery exhibition will trace the trajectory of Brady’s early career through portrait daguerreotypes, ambrotypes and salted-paper prints in the National Portrait Gallery’s collection.

    Image: Dolley Madison and Anna Payne / Unidentified Artist, copy after: Mathew B. Brady / c. 1848, Quarter-plate daguerreotype / National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Dortha Louise Dobson Adem Rogus, direct descendant of Dolley Madison


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  • Photograph of a young woman with dark hair (Sylvia Plath)

    Una Vida: Sylvia Plath

    Desde el 30 de junio de 2017 hasta el 20 de mayo de 2018
    Primer piso

    “Una Vida: Sylvia Plath” is the first exploration of the poet and writer’s life in an art and history museum. The exhibition reveals how Plath shaped her identity visually as she came of age as a writer in the 1950s.

    Image: Sylvia Plath by Rollie McKenna / 1959 (printed later), Gelatin silver print / National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Rollie McKenna


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  • Retrato pintado de George Washington con la mano extendida

    Se reabre Presidentes Estadounidenses

    22 de septiembre de 2017
    Segundo piso

    After 18 months of careful conservation and analysis, Gilbert Stuart’s “Lansdowne” portrait of George Washington will be back on view in the newly refurbished “America’s Presidents” gallery.

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  • Early painting of a man at a forge (blacksmithing)

    El Sudor de su Frente: Retratando a los trabajadores estadounidenses

    Desde el 03 de noviembre de 2017 hasta el 03 de septiembre de 2018

    “The Sweat of Their Face” combines art and social history with representations of American laborers across genres and centuries of art.

    Image: Pat Lyon at the Forge by John B. Neagle / 1829, Oil on canvas / Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Gift of the Lyon Family, 1842.1


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