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.
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec's prints and posters immortalized the stars of the café, cabaret, and theater stage, and inspired an entirely new visual language that both thrilled and scandalized the public.
Anne Akiko Meyers will make her Phillips debut with selections by W.A. Mozart, Arvo Pärt, Einojuhani Rautavaara, Maurice Ravel, and the DC premiere of Morten Lauridsen's O Magnum Mysterium. She will be accompanied on piano by Akira Eguchi.
Grammy-nominated Ukrainian-British violist and conductor Maxim Rysanov will make his Washington, DC debut with pianist and Van Cliburn alum, Alexander Kobrin. The concert will include works by Schubert, Desyatnikov, Akhunov, and Shostakovich.
Inspired by Berlin’s pulsing underground nightlife, the 2017 Contemporaries Bash brings the German capital’s decadent club scene to Dock 5 in one sensational night of cocktails, music, food, fashion, and dancing.
The Phillips Collection presents the first comprehensive survey in the United States of works by German artist Markus Lüpertz (b. 1941), who began painting in a postwar Germany dominated by American Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art.
Focusing on the Phillips’s celebrated Luncheon of the Boating Party (1880–81) by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, this exhibition highlights the circumstances leading up to the creation of the painting and the artist’s diverse circle of friends who inspired it.