Philip Johnson: Architecture as Art will showcased the relationship between art and architecture as seen through Philip Johnson's (1906-2005) late works. Johnson was the architect of The Kreeger Museum.
Philip Johnson, Da Monsta, designed 1993, New Canaan, Connecticut. Photo by Michael Moran
A timely and extensive exhibition about Gene Davis’ use of interval in his stripe paintings, micro-paintings and works on paper. The exhibition is co-curated by Andrea Pollan and Jean Lawlor Cohen and includes a co-authored four-color catalog.
Gene Davis, Untitled Painting, 1969, Collection of The Kreeger Museum
The Kreeger Museum joined with Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center and FUSEBOX Gallery in a collaborative endeavor to bring the art and energy of Tim Rollins + K.O.S. to Washington, DC.
Tim Rollins + K.O.S., Cursing Despair, from The Creation (after Haydn), 2004. Watercolor, abaca paper, collage on music score, 10" x 7.75". Courtesy of Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL
Works of outstanding Bay Area artf rom the di Rosa Preserve were exhibited at The Kreeger Museum, seen outside California for the first time since 1997.
Robert Hudon, E-Flat, 1986, Bronze and horn. Photo by Greg Staley
This exhibition showcased the extraordinary vision of innovative artist Kendall Buster and consisted of a major site-specific installation, drawings and models.
Kendall Buster, Portable Highrise, 2003, Photo by Erich Keel
William Christenberry is an exemplary artist whose poignant, sensitive works effectively communicate on a profound moral and poetic level.
William Christenberry, Rear of House after Removal of Kitchen; T.B. Hicks' Store; Red Building in Forest; South End of Palmist Building, 2001, Collection of the artist(clockwise, beginning in top left corner)
Fourteen artists from the Washington, DC, metropolitan area created monuments on 22” x 30” sheets of paper (two of the sculptors contributed models instead of works on paper) conveying the quality and relevance of the Present.
John Ruppert, Orb, 2000
Sam Gilliam in 3-D was the first special exhibition presented by The Kreeger Museum.
Sam Gilliam, Stepped and Folded, 1998