A page from Rebecca Kingery’s notebook (left) next to Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas’s “Melancholy” (right)
It’s National Notebook Day! For some that means writing, for some that means drawing. In response to a former Phillips employee’s drawing that we shared last week, several of you sent in pages from your own sketchpads. Celebrate notebooks today and share more of your creations!
Bud Wilkinson’s rendition of Pierre Bonnard’s “The Palm” at left; the painting in The Phillips Collection at right
Installation view of Ellsworth Kelly’s “Untitled (EK 927)” at left; Rebecca Kingery’s sketch at right
(left) Sketch of Kokoschka’s Portrait of Lotte Franzos by Twitter follower @f0rTyLeGz (right) Oskar Kokoschka, Portrait of Lotte Franzos, 1909. Oil on canvas, 45 1/4 x 31 1/4 in. Acquired 1941. The Phillips Collection, Washington DC © 2015 Foundation Oskar Kokoschka / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ProLitteris, Zürich.
A former Phillips employee shared this sketch of Oskar Kokoschka’s Portrait of Lotte Franzos (1909) from his time at the museum during the 1960’s. Do you sketch in the galleries? We’d love to see your work!
Visitors experimenting with in-gallery sketching with the help of Elizabeth Graeber's illustrated guide book. Photos: Brooke Rosenblatt
Experimental magician David London performs on stage and in the galleries. Photos: Brooke Rosenblatt
Read Elizabeth Graeber and David London’s thoughts on experimenting at The Phillips Collection.