Past Exhibitions


Feb 7 - May 10, 2015

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Hiroshi Sugimoto Conceptual Forms and Mathematical Models


This is the first exhibition to contrast Hiroshi Sugimoto’s photographs of 19th-century mathematical plaster models inspired by Man Ray with his own mathematical models crafted with computer-controlled, precision milling machines.

Georgia O'Keeffe, Jack-in-the-Pulpit No. IV, 1930

Sep 11, 2014 - May 3, 2015

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O'Keeffe and Friends Dialogues with Nature


Georgia O’Keeffe’s seminal Jack-in-the-Pulpit No. IV and No. VI, on loan from the National Gallery of Art, are featured alongside landscapes in The Phillips Collection by her compatriots, including Alvin Langdon Coburn, Arthur Dove, Marsden Hartley, and John Marin.

Bernardi Roig, Acetón, 2005

Oct 25, 2014 - Apr 5, 2015

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Intersections: Bernardi Roig NO/Escape


Roig's sculptural works, installed in unexpected interior and exterior spaces, address the existential dualities of entrapment and liberation, blinding and illumination.
 

Sep 27, 2014 - Jan 11, 2015

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Neo-Impressionism and the Dream of Realities Painting, Poetry, Music


With more than 70 paintings and works on paper this exhibition demonstrates how the Neo-Impressionists employed stylization and a deliberate orchestration of color to create landscapes and figures that went far beyond observed nature.

Anselm Kiefer, Dein blondes Haar, Margarete, 1981

Oct 14, 2014 - Jan 4, 2015

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A Tribute to Anita Reiner


The Phillips presents an exhibition in memory of Anita Reiner, one of DC's most active art collectors and a longtime friend of the museum. The selections from Reiner's wide-ranging and highly personal collection includes artists such as El Anatsui, Wangechi Mutu, Yayoi Kusama, and Fred Wilson.

Vesna Pavlovic examining photographs in the Phillips archives

May 22 - Sep 28, 2014

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Intersections: Vesna Pavlović Illuminated Archive


Using documentary materials from the Phillips’s library and archives, Vesna Pavlović explores the museum’s history of exhibition and display.

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Also Past


April 8 - May 13, 2016

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Young Artists Exhibition Inspired Teaching School 2015–2016 School Year


The 2015–2016 Art Links to Learning: Museum-in-Residence program culminates in a Young Artists Exhibition showcasing student art from Inspired Teaching School's preschool through 7th grade classrooms.

January 19 - March 13, 2016

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Voices In Conversation with The Migration Series


This exhibition presents artwork by emerging artists, students, and educators created during a series of workshops in Bosnia and Herzegovina focused on the power of collaboration and storytelling through art. 

March 14, 2014 - March 1, 2016

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The Journals of Duncan Phillips


A selection of the museum founder’s extensive journals illuminate his dreams for the museum, passion for art, and relationships with emerging and established artists.

October 30 - December 27, 2015

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Art and Wellness Creative Aging


This exhibition features artwork by older adults from Iona's Wellness & Arts Center in collaboration with The Phillips Collection. 

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