Past Exhibitions


Feb 9 - May 12, 2013

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Angels, Demons, and Savages Pollock, Ossorio, Dubuffet


This exhibition reveals a rare cross-cultural artistic dialogue among three prominent artists—American painter Jackson Pollock, American artist and patron of European and American postwar art, Alfonso Ossorio, and French painter Jean Dubuffet.

Berengo Gardin's Toscana, 1965

Mar 9 - May 5, 2013

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Next Stop Italy A Journey into Italian Contemporary Photography


The exhibition features 12 works—ranging from landscapes to surrealist figures—by established and emerging Italian photographers. Part of the 2013 Year of Italian Culture in the United States.

Lynn Davis's photograph Iceberg XI, Disko Bay, Greenland

Oct 11, 2012 - Feb 17, 2013

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Picturing the Sublime Photographs from the Joseph and Charlotte Lichtenberg Collection


Eleven photographs document how artists use the camera to capture the sublime beauty and human destruction of the natural world. The exhibition brings together iconic works, contemporary examples, and 19th-century pictures.

Xavier Veilhan's sculpture of a red bear

Nov 3, 2012 - Feb 10, 2013

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Intersections: Xavier Veilhan (IN)balance


The most elaborate Intersections project to date, (IN)balance is the first major museum presentation of Veilhan’s work in the US. It features 18 recent pieces in various media, from sculpture and painting to installation work.

Patrick Oliphant, Homage to Daumier, 2000

Sep 6, 2012 - Jan 31, 2013

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Political Wits, 100 Years Apart Daumier and Oliphant at the Phillips


Art thumbs its nose at politics in this election-inspired gallery, featuring works by Honoré Daumier (French, 1808–79) and Patrick Oliphant (Australian, b. 1935) from the museum’s permanent collection.

Oct 6, 2012 - Jan 6, 2013

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Per Kirkeby Paintings and Sculpture


One of Europe's most celebrated living artists, Per Kirkeby (Danish, b. 1938), is a painter, sculptor, geologist, filmmaker, writer, and poet. The exhibition features 26 richly layered paintings and 11 striking bronzes.

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