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Exposition d'art : The Way I think

Exposition d'art : The Way I think
Double Heads Drawing 10 George Condo 2015

The Way I think

George Condo

Samedi, 11 Mars, 2017 - Dimanche, 25 Juin, 2017

The Phillips presents a survey of drawings and paintings by George Condo (b. 1957, Concord, New Hampshire), a prolific painter whose career spans three decades and is best known for his rich pictorial inventions, existential humor, and imaginative portraits that incorporate a hybridization of art-historical influences, such as Goya, Velázquez, Manet, Picasso, and Guston.

Working in New York and Paris, Condo has long challenged the primacy of painting over drawing. He has never considered painting as fulfillment of his drawing's promise. It is in his drawings that his process of “painting memory” (the title of a course he taught at Harvard University) becomes most undisguised—where he relies on the mind and the imagination to take a “snapshot” rather than photographic material, splits his imaginary subjects into a kind of “psychological cubism,” and allows figurative compositions to be “infested” with abstraction.

This exhibition of more than 200 drawings.

location
The Phillips Collection
1600 21st St NW
Washington, WA 2009
United States