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Phillips Collection ‘Made in USA’ Exhibit
The Phillips Collection in Washington DC opened in 1921. This trove of American art spans the late 19th – 20th centuries. Showing not only Renoir’s 'Luncheon of Boating Party', recently acquired art can be seen alongside masters’ works.
After exhibiting 100 works by 75 artists in Europe and Asia in the exhibit, "To See as Artists See," many of the art from the Phillips Collection will return home in Spring 2014, in time for their "Made in USA" exhibit which runs March 1 – August 31, 2014.
The exhibit "To See as Artists See" included such notable artists as: Milton Avery, Stuart Davis, Richard Diebenkorn, Arthur Dove, Adolph Gottlieb, Philip Gaston, Winslow Homer, George Inness, Jacob Lawrence, John Marin, Georgia O’Keefe, Maurice Prendergast and John Sloan.
The "Made in USA" exhibit includes works from the Phillips Collection such as:
Horace Pippin, "Domino Players" (1943)
Walt Kuhn "Plumes" (1931)
Willem de Kooning "Ashville" (1948
Alexander Calder "Red Polygons" (1950)
Winslow Homer "To the Rescue" (1886)
Thomas Eakins "Miss Amelia van Buren" (1891)
Edward Hopper "Sunday" (1926)
Georgia O’Keefe "Ranchos Church" (1929)
John Morin "Performing to Fifth Ave & Forty-Second St" (1933)
Grandma Moses "Hoosick Falls in Winter" (1944)
Stuart Davis "Egg Beater No.4" (1928)
Childe Hassam "Washington Arch" (1893)
Arthur Dove "Red Sun" (1935)
If you are visiting the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC, be sure to see the Rothko Room – well worth the trip!
You can own a fine art print of Pierre-Auguste Renoir's "Luncheon of the Boating Party," available here from Amazon.com.
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