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Riffs and Relations: African American Artists and the European Modernist Tradition


Mequitta Ahuja, Xpect, 2018, Oil on canvas, 84 x 72 in., Collection of the artist

Sanford Biggers, Negerplastik, 2016, Repurposed antique quilt, cotton fabric fragments, tar, and glitter, 81 × 76 3/4 in., Courtesy of Massimo De Carlo, Milan/London/Hong Kong, photo: Todd-White Art Photography

Moe Brooker, The Eyes have it, 1991, Pastel, watercolor, and spray paint on paper, 41 1/2 x 19 1/2 in., Courtesy of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia. The Harold A. and Ann R. Sorgenti Collection of Contemporary African American Art


Elizabeth Catlett, Ife, 2002, Mahogany, 19 1/2 x 18 x 38 in., Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA, Gift of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr., by exchange, in honor of Andrew S. Fine in recognition of his outstanding service as a Museum Trustee and as Board Chairman, 1999–2002, © 2020 Catlett Mora Family Trust / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Harold Cousins, Le Matador, 1955, Welded steel, 47 x 24 x 13 in., Collection of Stephen J. Meringoff, Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY, © Estate of Harold Cousins

David C. Driskell, Still Life with Sunset, 1966, Oil on canvas, 48 x 32 in., Courtesy of the artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York


Ayana V. Jackson, Judgment of Paris, 2018, Archival pigment print on German etching paper, 60 x 40 in., Courtesy of the artist and Mariana Ibrahim Gallery, Chicago

William H. Johnson, Cagnes-sur-Mer, 1928–29, Oil on canvas mounted on board, 20 1/2 x 24 in., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The John Axelrod Collection—Frank B. Bemis Fund, Charles H. Bayley Fund, and The Heritage Fund for a Diverse Collection

William H. Johnson, Nude, 1939, Oil on burlap, 29 3/4 x 38 1/4 in., Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, Gift of the Harmon Foundation


Titus Kaphar, Pushing Back the Light, 2012, Oil and tar on canvas, 107 x 77 x 6 1/2 in., Courtesy of the artist and the photographer, Christopher Gardner

Carrie Mae Weems, After Manet, 2002 (printed 2015), Chromogenic print, 31 x 31 in., Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, © Carrie Mae Weems

Henri Matisse, Icarus, plate VIII from the illustrated book Jazz 1947, Pochoir, Sheet: 16 5/8 x 25 5/8 in., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Lila Acheson Wallace, 1983


Henri Matisse, The Codomas, Plate XI from the illustrated book Jazz, 1947, Pochoir, Sheet: 16 5/8 x 24 3/16 in., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Lila Acheson Wallace, 1983

Henri Matisse, Interior with Egyptian Curtain, 1948, Oil on canvas,45 3/4 x 35 1/8 in., The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1950

Sam Middleton, Table Top Still Life, 1996, Mixed-media collage, 19 1/2 x 25 in., Courtesy of Spanierman Modern, NY/Miami


Piet Mondrian, Painting No. 9, 1939–42, Oil on canvas, 31 3/8 x 29 1/4 in., The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Gift from the estate of Katherine S. Dreier, 1953

Claude Monet, Woman with a Parasol–Madame Monet and Her Son, 1875, Oil on canvas, 39 3/8 x 31 7/8 in., National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon

Wangechi Mutu, Mwotaji (The Dreamer), 2016, Polished bronze; hand carved Carrara marble, on steel, base, 10 x 13 x 5 1/2 in., Courtesy of Elizabeth Wingate and Carolina Nitsch


Pablo Picasso, Le dejuener sur l'herbe, after Manet I, 1962, Linoleum cut, Sheet: 24 3/8 x 29 5/8 in., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kramer Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kramer, 1979

Janet Taylor Pickett, And She was Born, 2017, Acrylic on canvas with collage, 30 x 30 in., Courtesy of the artist

Martin Puryear, Face Down, 2008, White bronze, 14 x 28 x 11 in., Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery, © Martin Puryear


Winold Reiss, African Phantasy: Awakening, c. 1925, Ink, watercolor, and gouache on paper, 19 3/4 x 14 7/8 in., Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

Faith Ringgold, Picasso’s Studio, 1991, Acrylic on canvas with printed and tie-dyed fabric, 73 x 68 in., Worcester Art Museum, MA, Charlotte E. W. Buffington Fund, © 2020 Faith Ringgold / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, Courtesy ACA Galleries, New York

Chaïm Soutine, Landscape at Cagnes, 1923, Oil on canvas, 25 3/4 x 32 1/8 in., Columbus Museum of Art, OH, Gift of Howard D. and Babette L. Sirak, the Donors to the Campaign for Enduring Excellence, and the Derby Fund


Alma Thomas, Watusi (Hard Edge), 1963, Acrylic on canvas, 47 5/8 x 44 1/4 in., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Vincent Melzac, 1976

Hank Willis Thomas, Icarus, 2016, Quilt, 56 1/2 x 85 1/4 in., Collection of Debbie and Mitchell Rechler, © Hank Willis Thomas, Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery

Bob Thompson, Homage to Nina Simone, 1965, Oil on canvas, 48 x 72 1/8 in., Minneapolis Institute of Art, The John R. Van Derlip Fund


Hale Woodruff, The Card Players, 1930, Oil on canvas, 23 1/2 x 29 3/8 in., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, George A. Hearn Fund, 2015

Moira Dryer: Back in Business


Moira Dryer, Group Portrait, 1985, Oil on wood, 24 x 26 1/2 in., © Estate of Moira Dryer

Moira Dryer, Self Portrait, 1985, Casein on wood, 24 x 24 in., © Estate of Moira Dryer

Moira Dryer, Untitled, 1985, Flashe on panel, 24 x 48 in. and 11 x 15 in., © Estate of Moira Dryer, Collection of James Keith Brown and Eric Diefenbach


Moira Dryer, The Stripe, 1986, Casein on wood with metal armature, 96 x 36 1/2 inches, © Estate of Moira Dryer, The Marc and Livia Straus Family Collection

Moira Dryer, The Debutante, 1987, Casein, lacquer on rubber, wood, 48 in. diam., © Estate of Moira Dryer, Collection of Marguerite Steed Hoffman

Moira Dryer, The Signature Painting, 1987, Casein on wood, 48 x 63 in. and 10 x 60 in., © Estate of Moira Dryer, Collection of Susan Hort, New York


Moira Dryer, Untitled, 1987, Casein, lacquer on wood, 92 x 42 1/2 x 8 in., © Estate of Moira Dryer, Collection of Marguerite Steed Hoffman

Moira Dryer, Captain Courageous, 1987, Casein on wood, 48 x 63 in., © Estate of Moira Dryer, Van Doren Waxter

Moira Dryer, Portrait #119, 1987, Casein on canvas on wood, artist's frame, 21-1/4 x 24 in., (22-3/4 x 25-3/4 in. framed), © Estate of Moira Dryer, Collection of Sally & John Van Doren


Moira Dryer, Untitled, 1990, Casein on fabric stretched over wood, 13 1/2 x 24 in., © Estate of Moira Dryer, Collection of John Jurayj

Moira Dryer, Close Up, 1989, Casein on wood, 34 x 81 x 2 in., © Estate of Moira Dryer, Courtesy of the New School Art Collection, New York NY (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Diker)

Moira Dryer, Picture This, 1989, Acrylic on wood, 46 x 48 in., © Estate of Moira Dryer, High Museum of Art, Purchase with Funds from Iris and Bruce Feinberg


Moira Dryer, Fingerprint #2647, 1988, Casein on wood, 48 × 63 5/8 × 3 in., © Estate of Moira Dryer, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, The Henry L. Hillman Fund

Moira Dryer, D.D. (Dangerous Days), 1990, Acrylic, wood, steel, 48 x 61 x 3-1/4 in. and 8.5 x 45 x 9 in., © Estate of Moira Dryer, Collection of Michael and Ilene Salcman

SELECTED IMAGES


Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Luncheon of the Boating Party, 1880-81, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1923

Milton Avery, Black Sea, 1959, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1965

Pierre Bonnard, The Open Window, 1921, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1930


Georges Braque, The Round Table, 1929, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1934

Jacob Lawrence, The Migration Series, Panel no. 1: During World War I there was a great migration north by southern African Americans., between 1940 and 1941, Casein tempera on hardboard 12 x 18 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC Acquired 1942 © Estate of Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Paul Cézanne, Self-Portrait, 1878−1880, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1928


Honoré Daumier, The Uprising (L'Emeute), 1848 or later, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1925

Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, Dancers at the Barre, 1880s–c. 1900, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1944

Willem de Kooning, Asheville, 1948, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1952


Wolfgang Laib, Wax Room: Wohin bist Du gegangen – wohin gehst Du? (Where have you gone – where are you going?), 2013, Beeswax, light bulb, The Laib Wax Room is supported by The Phillips Collection Dreier Fund for Acquisitions; gifts in memory of trustee Caroline Macomber; Brian Dailey and Paula Ballo Dailey; a community of online contributors; and a partial gift of the artist. Wax donated by Sperone Westwater, New York

Edward Hopper, Sunday, 1926, Oil on canvas, 29 x 34 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1926

Georgia O'Keefe, Ranchos Church, No. II, NM, 1929. Oil on canvas, 24 1/8 x 36 1/8 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1930


Esther Bubley, General Service Department, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, c. 1950s. Gelatin silver print, 9 3/8 in x 6 3/8 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Gift of Cam and Wanda Garner, 2012

DOROTHY KOSINSKI, DIRECTOR


Dorothy Kosinski, Director

PHILLIPS EXTERIOR


Carriage House-Phillips Collection Center for the Study of Modern Art

Phillips Collection House-Front View

Hunter Courtyard

PHILLIPS INTERIOR


The Rothko Room

Sant Building gallery

Music Room

Archival Photos


1) Marjorie and Duncan Phillips in front of Renoir's Luncheon of the Boating Party (1880-81), ca. 1954. Photo by Naomi Savage

2) Duncan Phillips, founder of The Phillips Collection. Photo by Clara E. Sipprel, ca. 1922.

3) Duncan Phillips on a transatlantic journey, 1930s. Courtesy of The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC


4) The house at 21st and Q Streets, NW, ca. 1900.