The artworks on display in “Crosscurrents: Modern Art from the Sam Rose and Julie Walters Collection” convey clearly that the river of intellectual and artistic commerce flowed both ways between Europe and America throughout the 20th century. The exhibition features this global perspective through 88 paintings and sculptures by major American artists Romare Bearden, Alexander Calder, David Hockney, Roy Lichtenstein, Alice Neel, Georgia O’Keeffe, Wayne Thiebaud and others alongside European giants such as Joan Miró and Pablo Picasso. “Crosscurrents” is on view from Oct. 30 through April 3, 2016. The exhibition is organized by Virginia Mecklenburg, chief curator, and features several gifts to the museum as well as artworks that are rarely seen by the public. The exhibition is a unique opportunity for visitors in Washington, D.C., to see so many

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