A multi-art performance from New York-based French artist Pascal Blondeau, this performance is a tribute to his mentor Ultra Violet, who was the studio assistant and muse of Salvador Dalí in the 1950s and a member of Andy Warhol’s Factory in the 1960s.
Houston-based transdisciplinary artist Dario Robleto will share thoughts on his research-driven creative process with Dr. Joshua Shannon, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Art History and Archaeology and Director of The Potomac Center for the Study of Modernity at the University of Maryland.
In a discussion with 2016-17 Phillips Postdoctoral Fellow in Modern and Contemporary Art History Max Rosenberg, New York-based sculptor and installation artist Abigail DeVille will share about her sculptural activity, which combines urban archeology with the poetry of everyday experience.
Elizabeth Hutton Turner, former Senior Curator at The Phillips Collection and Professor of Art History at the University of Virginia, examines Jacob Lawrence's contrasting visions of American “seeking” and “struggle” in two narrative cycles created 15 years apart.
Canadian pianist Stewart Goodyear returns to The Phillips Collection after his noteworthy re-creation of Glenn Gould’s iconic 1955 recital last season. This year, he brings the perfect musical Christmas concert with his own arrangement of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker.
Through his lithographs and posters, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec captured the heart of Parisian nightlife in dynamic cabaret and café-concert scenes. The Phillips Collection presents one of the foremost collections of the artist’s prints drawn from his most prolific years—iconic images and rarely exhibited unique proofs that provide insight into his innovative and complex printmaking process.
Anne Akiko-Meyers will make her Phillips debut with selections by W.A. Mozart, Arvo Part, Einojuhani Rautavaara, Maurice Ravel, Jakub Ciupinski, and the world premiere of Morten Lauridsen's O Magnum Mysterium.