Deputy Director for Curatorial and Academic Affairs Klaus Ottmann introduces Karel Appel: A Gesture of Color, Paintings and Sculptures 1947-2004.
Karel Appel (1921–2006) is perhaps the most renowned Dutch artist of the latter half of the 20th century and one of founding members of the avant-garde COBRA group. Marking the 10th anniversary of the Dutch artist’s death, this survey of 22 paintings and sculptures provides a fresh look at an oeuvre that spans more than 60 years.
Phillips Music: 75th Anniversary
Karel Appel: A Gesture of Color
(Jun 18–Sep 18, 2016)
Intersections: Double Monuments by Bettina Pousttchi
(Jun 9–Oct 2, 2016)
William Merritt Chase: A Modern Master
(Jun 4–Sep 11, 2016)
All Together in One Room: The Impressionist Exhibition of 1882, Richard Brettell at the Phillips
(Mar 17, 2016)
Intersections: Acts of Silence by Helen Frederick
(Feb 4–May 1, 2015)
Gauguin to Picasso: Masterworks from Switzerland, The Staechelin & Im Obersteg Collections
(Oct 10, 2015–Jan 10, 2016)
Intersections@5 Spotlight: Linn Meyers
(May 28–Oct 25, 2015)
Intersections@5 Spotlight: John F. Simon Jr.
Making a Mural: James Bullough on U Street
(Sep 25, 2015)
A Closer Look: Esther Bubley's American Moments
(Jun 6–Sep 13, 2015)
One-on-One: Carol Brown Goldberg / Henri Matisee
(Jun 6–Sep 6 2015)