The exhibition explores the role of Swiss-born artist Paul Klee in mid-20th century American art, shedding new light on important figures in American Abstract Expressionist and Color Field painting who adapted aspects of Klee’s art and ideology into their own development.
To Future Women is an interactive artwork that marks the anniversary of the Women’s March through the platform of art. Created by artist Georgia Saxelby, the project invites participants throughout America and beyond to write a letter to women in 20 years.
Focusing on the Phillips’s celebrated Luncheon of the Boating Party (1880–81) by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, this exhibition highlights the circumstances leading up to the creation of the painting and the artist’s diverse circle of friends who inspired it.
The Phillips Collection presents the first comprehensive survey in the United States of works by German artist Markus Lüpertz (b. 1941), who began painting in a postwar Germany dominated by American Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art.
A survey of drawings and paintings by George Condo, the prolific painter best known for his rich pictorial inventions, existential humor, and imaginative portraits that incorporate a hybridization of art-historical influences.
New York-based sculptor Arlene Shechet is known for glazed ceramic sculptures that are off-kilter yet hang in a balance between stable and unstable, teetering between the restraint of intellect and the insistence of instinct.
This Phillips@THEARC inaugural exhibition celebrates the achievements and ongoing contributions of The Seafarers Yacht Club of Washington, DC, the first African American Yacht Club in the United States, located in Southeast DC.
In fall 2017, the Phillips collaborated with UMD to develop a course to provide Prince George’s County Public School (PGCPS) teachers with the opportunity to integrate the visual arts, strategies, tools, and resources seamlessly into the core curriculum for K–12 students. This exhibition showcases student work from the participating teachers.