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 special exhibition features 15 rarely seen silkscreen prints by Jacob Lawrence portraying the life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, the former slave turned revolutionary leader who led the fight for the liberation of Haiti during the French revolution.
Through his lithographs and posters, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec captured the heart of Parisian nightlife in dynamic cabaret and café-concert scenes. The Phillips Collection presents one of the foremost collections of the artist’s prints drawn from his most prolific years.
The 2017–2018 Art Links to Learning: Museum-in-Residence program at Turner Elementary School and Washington School for Girls culminates in an exhibition showcasing arts-integrated works created by students in grades K-8.