Past Exhibitions


Julius Caesar by Man Ray

Feb 7 - May 10, 2015

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Man Ray–Human Equations A Journey from Mathematics to Shakespeare


In the late 1940s, Man Ray created Shakespearean Equations, the culmination of years of work across media inspired by photographs of mathematical models. The artist's inquisitive spirit and mastery of transforming three-dimensional objects into two-dimensional imagery is revealed in this exploration of the intersections of art and science.
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Surface of Revolution with Constant Negative Curvature

Feb 7 - May 10, 2015

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Hiroshi Sugimoto Conceptual Forms and Mathematical Models


This is the first exhibition to contrast Hiroshi Sugimoto’s photographs of 19th-century mathematical plaster models inspired by Man Ray with his own mathematical models crafted with computer-controlled, precision milling machines.

Georgia O'Keeffe, Jack-in-the-Pulpit No. IV, 1930

Sep 11, 2014 - May 3, 2015

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O'Keeffe and Friends Dialogues with Nature


Georgia O’Keeffe’s seminal Jack-in-the-Pulpit No. IV and No. VI, on loan from the National Gallery of Art, are featured alongside landscapes in The Phillips Collection by her compatriots, including Alvin Langdon Coburn, Arthur Dove, Marsden Hartley, and John Marin.

Bernardi Roig, Acetón, 2005

Oct 25, 2014 - Apr 5, 2015

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Intersections: Bernardi Roig NO/Escape


Roig's sculptural works, installed in unexpected interior and exterior spaces, address the existential dualities of entrapment and liberation, blinding and illumination.
 
Place de Lices, Saint Tropez, Opus 242 by Paul Signac

Sep 27, 2014 - Jan 11, 2015

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Neo-Impressionism and the Dream of Realities Painting, Poetry, Music


With more than 70 paintings and works on paper this exhibition demonstrates how the Neo-Impressionists employed stylization and a deliberate orchestration of color to create landscapes and figures that went far beyond observed nature.

Anselm Kiefer, Dein blondes Haar, Margarete, 1981

Oct 14, 2014 - Jan 4, 2015

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A Tribute to Anita Reiner


The Phillips presents an exhibition in memory of Anita Reiner, one of DC's most active art collectors and a longtime friend of the museum. The selections from Reiner's wide-ranging and highly personal collection includes artists such as El Anatsui, Wangechi Mutu, Yayoi Kusama, and Fred Wilson.

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Also Past


Iona Wellness & Arts participants

October 26 - December 7, 2014

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Art and Wellness Creative Aging


Featuring artwork by older adults from Iona's Wellness & Arts Center in collaboration with the Phillips.

Student artwork

June 6 - July 11, 2014

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Young Artists Exhibition Tyler Elementary School 2013–2014 School Year


The 2013–2014 Art Links to Learning: Museum-in-Residence program culminates in a Young Artists Exhibition showcasing student art from our partner school Tyler Elementary School’s preschool through 5th grade classrooms.

Student artwork

April 14 - May 16, 2014

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Young Artists Exhibition Inspired Teaching School Fall 2013 Semester


The fall semester of the Art Links to Learning: Museum-in-Residence program culminates in a Young Artists Exhibition showcasing student art from our partner school Inspired Teaching School preschool through 6th grade classrooms.
Young Artists Exhibition artwork

February 18 - March 24, 2014

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Young Artists Exhibition Takoma Education Campus Fall 2013 Semester


Art by preschool through eighth grade students in the Phillips’s partner schools in the Art Links to Learning: Museum-in-Residence program.

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