Behind the Scenes: Installing with George Condo

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Finalizing layout plans. Left to right: Manager of Exhibitions Liza Strelka, contemporary artist George Condo, Exhibition Curator Klaus Ottmann, Condo studio assistant Benjamin Provo. Photo: Rhiannon Newman

George Condo was on site last week to install about 200 of his works in the Phillips galleries. His exhibition, The Way I Think, opened last weekend and offers visitors unprecedented insight into the mind and creative process of this extraordinarily imaginative artist.

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Photo: Rhiannon Newman

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Photo: Rhiannon Newman

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Photo: Rhiannon Newman

Neo-Impressionism Countdown: 2 Days Left

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(left) Georges Seurat, Woman Singing in a Café Chantant, 1887. Conté crayon, black and blue chalk, white and pink gouache, pencil, and brown ink on paper, 11 5/8 x 8 7/8 in. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation) (right) Georges Seurat, At the Gaîté Rochechouart (Café-concert), c. 1887–88. Conté crayon with gouache on laid paper, 12 x 9 5/16 in. Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence. Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth

Two conté crayon works on paper of women singing by Seurat on view in the exhibition; two days left to see Neo-Impressionism and the Dream of Realities.

Neo-Impressionism Countdown: 5 Days Left

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Georges-Pierre Seurat, Sidewalk Show, between 1883 and 1884. Black conté crayon on lightweight, rough-textured, off-white, laid paper 12 5/8 x 9 5/8 in. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1939

Five figures in Seurat’s Sidewalk Show; five days left to catch Neo-Impressionism and the Dream of Realities: Painting, Poetry, Music before it closes January 11. Read what participants thought of this work when we highlighted it in our #BreakForArt Twitter chat series.