Presenting the first museum retrospective of Cuban artist Zilia Sánchez, featuring more than 60 works spanning 70 years.
DC artist Maggie Michael responds to works by Arthur Dove in the permanent collection.
Selections from the permanent collection are always on view. Artworks from different eras and places are often juxtaposed and change often to suggest visual "conversations."
Oct 6, 2012 - Jan 6, 2013
One of Europe's most celebrated living artists, Per Kirkeby (Danish, b. 1938), is a painter, sculptor, geologist, filmmaker, writer, and poet. The exhibition features 26 richly layered paintings and 11 striking bronzes.
Jun 2 - Sep 9, 2012
Three watercolors by avant-garde composer John Cage—a close friend and collaborator of Jasper Johns—are on view with other works from the Phillips by contemporaries Mark Tobey and Morris Graves.
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.
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.
Feb 16 - May 27, 2012
Ecliptic—three interrelated large-scale drawings made of yarn looped over thousands of nails—investigates spatial perception and engages the architecture of the gallery.
May 26, 2011 - May 6, 2012
May 1, 2012 - February 3, 2013
Selected correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and books reveal Duncan Phillips’s relationships with the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Freer Gallery of Art, and local private collections.
November 1 - November 30, 2012
This collaboration features artwork by older adults from D.C.’s Iona's Wellness and Arts Center.