Ecliptic—three interrelated large-scale drawings made of yarn looped over thousands of nails—investigates spatial perception and engages the architecture of the gallery.
Feb 4 - May 6, 2012
Snapshot Painters and Photography, Bonnard to Vuillard
Combining over 200 photographs with approximately 70 paintings, prints, and drawings from renowned international collections, Snapshot: Painters and Photography, Bonnard to Vuillard focuses on the dynamic relationship among the artists’ work in various media.
The first exhibition of Degas’s dancers in Washington, DC, in 25 years. He pursued the subject for over 40 years through oils, pastels, drawings, prints, and sculpture, creating over 1,500 works devoted to the anatomy, posture, and movement of dancers.
In 2011, The Phillips Collection celebrates its 90th anniversary as America’s first museum of modern art and launches the countdown to its centennial. A host of celebratory installations take place throughout the year.