Past Exhibitions


Jacob Lawrence, The Migration Series, 1940-41

May 3 - Oct 26, 2008

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The Great American Epic Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series


Presenting Jacob Lawrence's complete 60-panel Migration Series, rarely seen in its entirety.

Yucca and Brush, White Sands by Brett Weston

Jun 21 - Sep 7, 2008

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Brett Weston Out of the Shadow


Brett Weston: Out of the Shadow, which features more than 100 of his photographs from the 1920s through the 1980s, is the first major Brett Weston exhibition in 30 years and the first retrospective exhibition of his work ever presented in Washington, DC.

Untitled (Albuquerque), 1951, by Richard Diebenkorn

Jun 21 - Sep 7, 2008

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Diebenkorn in New Mexico


Richard Diebenkorn has long been celebrated as an American master, but the pivotal 30 months he spent in Albuquerque, New Mexico, between 1950 and 1952 have never been closely examined. Diebenkorn in New Mexico is the first in-depth exhibition to focus on this time in the artist’s early creative development.

Southern Monument XI by William Christenberry

Feb 9 - May 25, 2008

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Degas to Diebenkorn the Phillips Collects


The museum unveils its newest treasures, from the vibrant celebration of color and pattern in Edouard Vuillard's Interior with a Red Bed (1893) to the richly textured and edgy Three Masks (2006), a major painting by distinguished American artist Susan Rothenberg.

Childe Hassam, Washington Arch, Spring, 1921

Jun 16 - Sep 16, 2007

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American Impressionism Paintings from The Phillips Collection


In America, the radical new style of Impressionism blended European approaches to painting with American sensibilities and preferences. Celebrated American artists transformed the heroic American landscape into a modern idiom. From the bucolic countryside to sophisticated urban centers, from parks and beaches to charming interiors, what emerged was a fresh interpretation of American life.

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