Entrapped in Mallorca

Bernardi Roig in cage

Intersections artist Bernardi Roig inside one of his works, White Cage, coming to the Phillips this fall. Photo: Vesela Sretenovic

In preparation for Intersections artist Bernardi Roig’s exhibition at the Phillips opening in October, Senior Curator for Modern and Contemporary Art Vesela Sretenovic is in Mallorca for a studio visit and an opening at Kewenig Gallery of the artist’s work. See images from a previous visit to Roig’s studio here.

Bernardi Roig with Blinky P

Roig with his work An illuminated head for Blinky P. (The Gun), 2010. Polyester resin, marble dust and fluorescent light. Figure life size. Courtesy Galerie Klüser, Munich. Photo: Vesela Sretenovic

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Opening night of Bernardi Roig’s show at Kewenig Gallery. Photos: Vesela Sretenovic

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The artist in his exhibition space. Photo: Vesela Sretenovic

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Installation view of Roig’s exhibition at Kewenig Gallery in Mallorca. Photo: Vesela Sretenovic

American Acrostics: Richard Diebenkorn

Richard Diebenkorn, Interior with View of the Ocean, 1957

Richard Diebenkorn, Interior with View of the Ocean, 1957, Oil on canvas 49 1/2 x 57 7/8 in.; 125.73 x 147.0025 cm. Acquired 1958. The Phillips Collection, Washington DC.

To celebrate the last month of Made in the USA, we’ve asked Phillips staff to create acrostic poems for works in the exhibition. We’ll feature some of our favorite submissions over the next few weeks. In this post, Sarah Osborne Bender, Technical Services Librarian and Collections Metadata Specialist, clearly has her mind on being seaside.

Richard Diebenkorn, Interior with a View of the Ocean

Until the sun came out
Sitting in chairs
Across from each other in a cloudy room

Sarah Osborne Bender, Technical Services Librarian and Collections Metadata Specialist

American Acrostics: Edward Hopper

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Edward Hopper, Sunday, 1926. Oil on canvas, 29 x 34 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC. Acquired 1926

To celebrate the last month of Made in the USA, we’ve asked Phillips staff to create acrostic poems for works in the exhibition. We’ll feature some of our favorite submissions over the next few weeks.

Edward Hopper, Sunday

U really need to leave me alone.
Seriously, stop looking at me.
Alright, fine. You can take my pic.

 

Margaret Collerd, Manager of Digital & In-gallery Interpretation