Silverthorne's rubber sculptures, along with the modernist still lifes from the collection with which they are interspersed, are vanitas—meditations on the brevity of life.
Composed of intricate ink and acrylic drawings on canvas that cover the café walls, One Day, After the Rain follows the movement of sunrise to nightfall, paying homage to Arthur Dove’s landscapes in The Phillips Collection.
–1978) uses figures from mythology, archaeological artifacts, and historical events to create images that suggest an alternate, mysterious reality. Part of the 2013 Year of Italian Culture in the United States.These early bronze sculptures and drawings demonstrate how De Chirico (1888
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Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and books illustrate Duncan Phillips’s involvement in the development of the modern art scene in New York.
Art by pre-kindergarten and 1st–5th grade students in the Phillips’s partner schools in the Art Links to Learning: Museum-in-Residence program.