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How The Phillips Collection Came to Be

By Doug Rule
August 16, 2013 3:40 PM |
“I’m embarrassed by some of the premature judgments of my youth,” Duncan Phillips wrote in 1927. That was roughly 14 years after the founder of the Phillips Collection dismissed “as a bunch of damned fools” such storied modern art masters as Matisse, Cezanne and Picasso, writing scathing critiques of their work. Phillips’s critique and eventual change of heart is documented ... [Read]