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THE PHILLIPS COLLECTION

Inside the Mind of George Condo

George Condo is grotesque. In “The Way I Think,” an exhibit of drawings and sketches by the American contemporary visual artist are showing now at the Phillips Collection, vicious smiles leer from jumbled canvases as reds and blacks clash in rough forms. Human figures become monstrous in Condo’s various portraits.[Read More…]

Women Through the Public Gaze

Women Through the Public Gaze

In collaboration with the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, The Phillips Collection has assembled a special exhibition that brings together some of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s finest printed works. Running Feb. 4 to April 30, “Toulouse-Lautrec Illustrates the Belle Époque” explores the period’s printing technique, a contribution of enormous importance to[Read More…]

Day on a Budget

Day on a Budget

Eating Around Town Any fun day spent in a big city includes indulging in the area’s available food, and Washington has great choices for the conscious spender. District Taco $$$$ Various locations One of the most famous cheaper food options is District Taco, with three different food truck locations in[Read More…]

American Art Uncovered

American Art Uncovered

It may be surprising to many a patriotic Hoya that, in the field of art history, the United States has traditionally lagged behind. It wasn’t until the 20th century — after WWI wiped out the major artistic populations of Europe — that the United States was able to come to[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Mesmerizing Art at the Phillips Collection

All summer long, the guide will take a look at some of the museums that call the District home. We’ll weed out tourist traps and find the hidden gems where you can spend a few hours along the corridors. Though the Philips Collection may not be as well known or as wallet[Read More…]

by June 1, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Arts in the District

As the nation’s first modern art museum, Dupont’s The Phillips Collection houses a permanencollection of modern 20th-century art (both international and local) in the 1897 home of founder Duncan Phillips. On display this fall is “Degas’s Dancers at the Barre: Point and Counterpoint,” running from Oct. 1 to Jan. 8. The exhibit takes[Read More…]

by August 29, 2011 0 comments News, Uncategorized
Abstract Sculptor Gets Inventive With Intriguing Results

Abstract Sculptor Gets Inventive With Intriguing Results

A collection of abstract sculptures, paintings, drawings and photographs, “David Smith Invents,” is showing now through May 15 at the Phillips Collection in Dupont Circle. Best known for his unique sculpture work, Smith worked primarily in upstate New York during the mid-20th century. Several of Smith’s steel sculptures are the[Read More…]

by February 18, 2011 0 comments The Guide