Past Exhibitions


Mansion, Antony Gormley, 1982

Jun 2 - Sep 9, 2012

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Antony Gormley Drawing Space


The Phillips presents drawings and sculptures by one of Britain’s most high-profile living artists, Antony Gormley (b. 1950), the Turner Prize-winner’s first U.S. museum exhibition of works on paper.

Flags II, Jasper Johns, 1970

Jun 2 - Sep 9, 2012

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Jasper Johns Variations on a Theme


Jasper Johns’s creative impulses and collaborations with distinguished print workshops have produced over 360 editions, acclaimed as some of the most pioneering artworks of the last century.

Alyson Shotz, Ecliptic, 2012

Feb 16 - May 27, 2012

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Intersections: Alyson Shotz Ecliptic


Ecliptic—three interrelated large-scale drawings made of yarn looped over thousands of nails—investigates spatial perception and engages the architecture of the gallery.

Lunar Bower by Lee Boroson

May 26, 2011 - May 6, 2012

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Intersections: Lee Boroson Lunar Bower


Lunar Bower converses with the profound physicality of Albert Pinkham Ryder's paintings of silhouetted, moon-filled skies.
Pierre Bonnard, Ker-Xavier Rousell and Edouard Vuillard, Venice, 1899

Feb 4 - May 6, 2012

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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. 

Edgar Degas, Dancers at the Barre, early 1880s-c. 1900

Oct 1, 2011 - Jan 8, 2012

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Degas's Dancer's at the Barre Point and Counterpoint


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.

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Also Past


November 1 - November 30, 2012

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Creative Aging and The Phillips Collection


This collaboration features artwork by older adults from D.C.’s Iona's Wellness and Arts Center.

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