Recently Eliza , Head of Conservation Elizabeth Steele, and I sat down to begin shaping the design and visitor flow of the van Gogh exhibition in preparation for a meeting with our exhibition designer. Here’s a sneak peek of some of the works that will grace our walls beginning October 12.
Associate Conservator Patti Favero explains Moira Dryer’s unique choice of paint medium. The works on display in Moira Dryer: Back in Business are remarkable for the artist’s distinctly individual style which includes unique structures, vibrant colors, and evocative paint layers. As we installed the show in early February, I learned that Dryer’s unique approach extends […]
Phillips Head Librarian Karen Schneider shares the story behind Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series. Read part 1 of this blog post. Learn more on the Phillips’s Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series website. Lawrence’s approach to painting was unique. A close look reveals a small hole in each of the four corners of the panels. Lawrence filled […]