From the Phillips family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving! Here are some of our favorite artist portrayals of family from the collection.
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Happy Mother’s Day!
In celebration of maternal love, the Experiment Station takes a look at the figure of “mother” in art through a selection from the Phillips’s permanent collection.
Despite trysts with a number of women, Edouard Vuillard‘s mother was the only woman he ever called his muse.
In the lovely and soft painting above, Augustus Vincent Tack uses the portraits of a mother and child to embody the notions of Love and Life.
In just a few simple strokes of ink on paper, Isamu Noguchi captures the intimacy between mother and child.
Max Weber approaches the relationship between mother and child from a number of angles—first through lithograph, then through woodcut—in his multiple renderings of the subject.
Bonnie Harris, who began painting at age 79, remembers her mother through a familiar and surely intimate setting—her parlor.