At Large  July 21, 2017

The Phillips Collection Presents Renoir and Friends

Opening this fall on October 7, The Phillips Collection presents an exceptional exhibition inspired by the museum’s celebrated Luncheon of the Boating Party (1880–81) by Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Comprised of more than 40 carefully chosen works from private and public collections around the world, Renoir and Friends: Luncheon of the Boating Party explores the process by which the artist created his masterwork, while also recounting and illustrating stories of the diverse circle of friends who inspired it. The exhibition is Eliza Rathbone’s first as Chief Curator Emerita.

Subscribe to our free e-letter!

Webform

Latest News

Van Gogh Painting Stolen in Overnight Raid
A small Dutch museum is reporting that a precious Vincent van Gogh painting was…
5,000 Year Old Sword Discovered Hiding in Plain Sight
It’s the kind of discovery that those who haunt museums and libraries dream of…
7 Great Works of Art from Troubled Times
Throughout history, cultures and artists have faced upheavals and catastrophes…
How Afghanistan's carpets show the history of a country under siege
The current perception that Afghanistan has always been a war-torn backwater…