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Close-up detail of a larger artwork features a view of two felt houses. On the viewer's right is an orange house that is out-of-focus while on the left is a blue house that is in-focus and has visible stitches, coarse texture, and rectangular windows. Close-up detail of a larger artwork features a view of two felt houses. On the viewer's right is an orange house that is out-of-focus while on the left is a blue house that is in-focus and has visible stitches, coarse texture, and rectangular windows.
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Just a mile from their home at NMWA, 11 collection works are on display at the National Gallery. Learn about works by Frida Kahlo, Eva Hesse, and Amy Sherald as presented in a fresh context.
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.
Amy Sherald, They call me Redbone but I’d rather be Strawberry Shortcake, 2009; Oil on canvas, 54 x 43 in.; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Gift of Steven Scott, Baltimore, in honor of the artist and the 25th Anniversary of NMWA; © Amy Sherald; Photo by Lee Stalsworth