Let’s Dance: More Phillips Pop Culture Moments

How could it be that we’ve never noticed this before? Ianthe Gergel sent me the clip of David Bowie’s Let’s Dance video, telling me to pause it at the 2 minute 40 second mark, and of course, clear as a bell, there is our Paul Klee Printed Sheet with Picture (1937). And she also identified the painting on the right as Picasso’s The Three Dancers (1925).

Astaire, Ally McBeal, My So-Called Life: Your Favorite Phillips Pop Culture Moments

Recently, I wrote about references to the Phillips in books, movies, and even furniture catalogues. Your comments and clues have inspired “Part 2: Your Favorite Phillips Pop Culture Moments.” Here are some more connections between the museum and the world of moving pictures: 1. Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, and The Band Wagon. As far as […]

Amélie, Batman, and Gabriel Allon: My Favorite Phillips Pop Culture Moments

Flipping through the latest Crate and Barrel catalogue, I noticed under the tony leather ottoman a familiar looking book. In fact, it’s one I have at work and home: the exhibition catalogue for Calder Miro. I suspect I noticed this detail since it has personal meaning for me; I work at the Phillips and the […]