Exhibition curator Vesela Sretenović introduces Intersections @ 5: Contemporary Art Projects at the Phillips.
The Phillips Collection celebrates the fifth anniversary of Intersections, which since 2009 has presented the work of 21 artists—10 men and 11 women—from the US and abroad. Each artist engaged the museum’s collection and architecture in different ways, creating diverse projects—both aesthetically and conceptually—and employing various media and approaches. This exhibition presents works by Intersections artists that have been acquired to date, both pieces that were featured in past installations and new works that are reminiscent or emblematic of the projects. Most importantly, the anniversary exhibition is a celebration of the Phillips’s mission to actively collect and display contemporary art.
Phillips Music: 75th Anniversary
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)
Jill O'Bryan: one billion breaths in a lifetime
American Moments: Photographs from The Phillips Collection
Intersections @ 5: Contemporary Art at the Phillips
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Conceptual Forms and Mathematical Models
(Feb 7–May 10, 2015)
Man Ray–Human Equations: A Journey from Mathematics to Shakespeare