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The Artist Sees Differently Modern Still Lifes from the Phillips Collection

The Artist Sees Differently
Modern Still Lifes from the Phillips Collection

January 27 through April 29

Rouge Michael Kenna

Rouge
Michael Kenna

October 14, 2017 through February 11, 2018

Rouge: Michael Kenna Michael Kenna, British, born 1953. The Rouge, Study 18, Dearborn, Michigan, 1993
Exhibition

Rouge: Michael Kenna

October 14, 2017
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February 11, 2018
Hold: A Meditation on Black Aesthetics
Exhibition

Hold: A Meditation on Black Aesthetics

November 4, 2017
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February 11, 2018
Considering Still Lifes: Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Roy Lichtenstein, Sandwich and Soda, 1964. Two-color screenprint on clear plastic sheet. Gift of Ileana and Michael Sonnabend (x1986-210.7) © The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation
Gallery Highlights

Considering Still Lifes: Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

On view in the Works on Paper Study Room January 20 – February 25, 2018. Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays 1–5 p.m.

Venetian Views: Canaletto to Stieglitz Henri Berssenbrugge, Dutch, 1873–1959. Venice, 1934. Gum bichromate print. Museum purchase, anonymous gift (x1993-91) © Henri Berssenbrugge
Gallery Highlights

Venetian Views: Canaletto to Stieglitz

On view in the Early European galleries

Fazal Sheikh, American, born 1965. Ajoh Achot and Achol Manyen, Sudanese refugee camp, Lokichoggio, Kenya, 1992. Inkjet print

Migrations

Migrations is a Princeton community collaboration including over thirty regional nonprofit organizations, as well as several Princeton University departments and programs, investigating the far-reaching theme of migrations from February through May 2018. 

Earning the Public's Trust | Director's Letter Winter 2018

A number of my columns share an underlying theme—the ways in which museums operate in the public trust. In an age in which public trust in institutions seems perpetually on the decline, it is a happy thing that in many studies, museums have done a better job than other types of institutions at holding on to the trust placed in us. 

Collecting African American Art

In acquiring prints and drawings by African American artists, the goal has been to provide a rich cross section of figurative and abstract images that explore the black experience from a variety of perspectives, past and present.

The Artist Sees Differently: Modern Still Lifes from the Phillips Collection

This exhibition of thirty-eight paintings from the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC, founded by the collector Duncan Phillips and his wife, the painter Marjorie Acker Phillips, offers a survey of the modernist still life, with works by European and American masters such as Paul Cézanne, Georges Braque, Pablo Picasso, Marsden Hartley, Milton Avery, and Georgia O’Keeffe.