If you’ve seen one of the recent issues of The Phillips Collection’s Magazine [link to pdf?], you may have noticed a wonderful article, “A Tour de Force”, written by Joseph Holbach, Chief Registrar and Director of Special Initiatives, which outlined the numerous Phillips exhibitions which have been traveling the world since the 1980s. Within the article was a graphical representation of the different tour “routes” to put it all into perspective.
I thought we might enjoy getting a “close look” at Duncan Phillips, our founder, rather than just reading or hearing about him. I chose “A Portrait of Duncan” by Marjorie Phillips, perhaps because who better than his wife and fellow artist would be able to convey this distinguished figure as a real person.
Less than a week ago, I had the great pleasure and responsibility to act as courier for a shipment of loans traveling to Tokyo, Japan, part of the exhibition To See As Artists See: American Art from The Phillips Collection at the National Art Center. With these works of art under my careful supervision, I […]