Results tagged “Phillips Collection” from Spotlight

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]

"Kandinsky and the Harmony of Silence: Painting with White Border" provides a fascinating, in-depth look at Wassily Kandinsky's creative process during the five months leading up to his 1913 masterpiece "Painting with White Border (Moscow)," pictured at right. In conjunction, The Phillips Collection also presents "Stella Sounds: The Scarlatti K Series" featuring contemporary works by American artist Frank Stella, a ... [Read]

Phillips Collection After 5

Posted by Randy Shulman
August 26, 2010 9:21 AM |
Until Labor Day, the Phillips Collection turns its popular monthly Thursday After 5 event, which mixes art and entertainment and offers food and cash bar, into a weekly affair. In addition to the museum's summer exhibitions, the museum offers an End of Summer White Party with music by Bluebrain on Aug. 26. And the contemporary jazz Bob Tublin Trio performs ... [Read]