Phillips After 5

September 5, 2013 @ 9:00 PM – September 6, 2013 @ 12:30 AM
Phillips Collection
1600 21st Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

Ellsworth Kelly’s Colors Experience the artist’s glowing panel paintings through music, short gallery talks, a film, and a colorful Post-It poetry exercise. Grammy-nominated artist Christylez Bacon uses various instruments and the human beat-box (oral percussion) to continue the oral tradition of storytelling. Focused discussions introduce works in the museum’s permanent collection that relate to Ellsworth Kelly’s contemporary art. Ellsworth Kelly: Fragments This film documents the artist’s return to Paris, the city where he lived and worked for the first six years of his career. Kelly reveals the inspiration he drew from sites around the city. 2007, 65 minutes, dir. Edgar B. Howard and Tom Piper. Reservations strongly advised for this popular event: $12; $10 for visitors 62 and over and students. Members always admitted free, no reservation needed.


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