Let’s Dance: More Phillips Pop Culture Moments

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How could it be that we’ve never noticed this before? Museum Assistant and blog super-tipster, Ianthe Gergel, sent me a link to David Bowie’s Let’s Dance video, telling me to pause it at the 2 minute, 40 second mark, and of course, clear as a bell, there is our Paul Klee Printed Sheet with Picture (1937). And she also identified the painting on the right as Picasso’s The Three Dancers (1925).

#SpinePoetry for National Poetry Month: Part II

In celebration of National Poetry Month, we asked Phillips staff to venture to The Phillips Collection Library and compile books into stacks—turning the titles into cohesive poems. See Part I here.

#SpinePoetry by Amy Wike, Marketing Manager.

#SpinePoetry by Amy Wike, Marketing Manager.

#SpinePoetry by Sarah Osborne Bender, Technical Services Librarian and Collections Metadata Specialist

#SpinePoetry by Sarah Osborne Bender, Technical Services Librarian and Collections Metadata Specialist

#SpinePoetry from the office of Cherie Nichols, Director of Budgeting and Reporting

#SpinePoetry from the office of Cherie Nichols, Director of Budgeting and Reporting

Brooke Rosenblatt, Head of Public Engagement

#SpinePoetry from the office of Brooke Rosenblatt, Head of Public Engagement

#SpinePoetry for National Poetry Month: Part I

In celebration of National Poetry Month, we asked Phillips staff to venture to The Phillips Collection Library and (literally) compile books into stacks—turning the titles into cohesive poems. Marketing and Communications Intern Joelle Levinas kicked us off with this series of spine poems relating to the museum.

joelle-levinas_art in our time

Photo: Joelle Levinas

 

Art In Our Time
The Expanded Eye
Invisible Colors
Parallel Visions
Fast Forward
Art of Our Time

 

 

 

 

 

joelle-levinas_what is art

Photo: Joelle Levinas

 

What Is Art?
Places of Delight
Color and Meaning
Forms of Passion
Making Choices
Feeding Desire
Making Paradise
Fixing the World

 

 

 

 

joelle-levinas_collections

Photo: Joelle Levinas

 

Museum Collection(s)
Landscape with Figure
Modernism
Action/Abstraction
Portraits
Color and Culture
Impressionism
The Phillips Collection

 

 

 

 

Check back for more poems this month! Compile your own and share them on Twitter and Instagram with #spinepoetry.