ArtGrams: Around the Phillips

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This shot of the exterior of the original Phillips building, emphasizing the red facade, is brought to you by Instagrammer @miquelcar

There are plenty of mesmerizing works on view at the Phillips, but for this month’s ArtGrams, we’re highlighting photos from visitors who looked beyond the canvas.

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Via Instagrammer @wolfofkstreet: “Tête-à-tête chairs in this incredible Georgian Revival house turned gallery. Just one of the many reasons this is one of my favorite places in the city.”

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A rare shot of the window details as seen from 21st Street, NW by Instagrammer @smitn

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Via Instagrammer @babesicle: “Stylish Mondrian wall and chair up in the museum coffee shop! Perfect place to chill out after being on our feet all day.”

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Via Instagrammer @laura_ewan: “New art installation outside Phillips. Miss walking by this every day.”

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We can never get enough of the Music Room. Here’s a great image captured by Instagrammer @Sstephaniediaz.

 

Seeing Double and Zooming In

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Imitating works from the American Moments exhibition for a Phillips after 5 InstaChallenge. Great job, @wildeladymaj!

At last week’s Phillips after 5, we challenged visitors to snap photos around the museum to win prizes in an InstaChallenge. Out of tons of great submissions, here’s the cream of the crop.

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Double Portraits from (left) @valeretxe and (right) @notacramer

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Close-up shot (and double portrait!) from @banafshehgh

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(left) Double portrait from @juliet_rlt (right) Zoomed in #TPCGuessWho submission from @steve_wanna

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Another #TPCGuessWho submission from @noetodorovich

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ArtGrams: Appreciating Morris Louis

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Via Instagrammer @_samjang_ #MorrisLouis #DC

This month’s ArtGrams features Morris Louis’s large-scale painting Seal (1959). Here are some of our favorite interactions with the work snapped by Instagrammers.

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Instagrammer @jonathanaustinart: “Checking out the masterpieces at The Phillips Collection. Best way to start my weekend. Morris Louis’s paintings.”

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We see some Louis reflections in this scarf! Shot by @rareformproperties.

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Thanks, @belleauroradesigns! “Love the @phillipscollection”

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Black top / black jeans / black paint. Photo by @dannythimm

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Cropping just the corner and putting a tinted filter over Louis’s vibrant colors casts “Seal” in a new light. Photo by @willballantynereid