National Portrait Gallery hangs Steve Colbert

According to USA Today, comedian Stephen Colbert convinced one of the nation’s premier museums to hang his portrait — in the hallway next to a bathroom. His efforts to get the painting hung in one of the Smithsonian’s galleries have made for some much-needed laughs since The Colbert Report returned this month without its striking … read more… “National Portrait Gallery hangs Steve Colbert”

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IMHO: Don’t stop me if I’m repeating myself

“Déjà Vu? Revealing Repetition in French Masterpieces,” organized by Eik Kahng. Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD. Through Jan. 1. Phoenix Art Museum, January 20 through May 4, 2008. Check out the NYTimes slide show of the exhibition. “America’s Presidents,” Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC. Permanent exhibition. Repetition has always been a common practice among … read more… “IMHO: Don’t stop me if I’m repeating myself”

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