Amanda Dietrch

National Gallery opens exhibit featuring five centuries of art

The National Gallery of Art has collected a smorgasbord of paintings for its newest exhibition, Art for the Nation: Collecting for a New Century, which opens October 1. The 140 works in Art for the Nation are arranged chronologically, beginning with Nuremberg’s The Raising of the Cross (circa 1480-1490) to Sol LeWitt’s Wavy Brushstrokes (1996). […]