How could it be that we’ve never noticed this before? Ianthe Gergel sent me the clip of 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).
Recently, I wrote about references to the Phillips in books, movies, and even furniture catalogues. Your comments and clues have inspired “Part 2: Your Favorite Phillips Pop Culture Moments.” Here are some more connections between the museum and the world of moving pictures: 1. Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, and The Band Wagon. As far as […]
Flipping through the latest Crate and Barrel catalogue, I noticed under the tony leather ottoman a familiar looking book. In fact, it’s one I have at work and home: the exhibition catalogue for Calder Miro. I suspect I noticed this detail since it has personal meaning for me; I work at the Phillips and the […]