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Paint Made Flesh



Lucian Freud: <EM>Naked Man, Back View</EM>, 1991–92Oil on canvas 72 1/4 x 54 1/8 in. (183.5 x 137.5 cm)Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1993 (1993.71)The Metropolitan Museum of ArtPhoto courtesy of The Phillips Collection
Lucian Freud: Naked Man, Back View, 1991–92
Oil on canvas
72 1/4 x 54 1/8 in. (183.5 x 137.5 cm)
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1993 (1993.71)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Photo courtesy of The Phillips Collection
Paint Made Flesh
UNITED STATES
WASHINGTON, DC  •  The Phillips Collection  •  Ongoing
 
 
For generations, artists have used a wide range of painterly effects to suggest the physical properties and metaphorical significance of human flesh. The Phillips Collection presents Paint Made Flesh, a survey of figurative painting since the 1950s. Bringing together 43  works from private collections and museums around the world, the exhibition features 34 contemporary artists rarely seen together, including Pablo Picasso, Francis Bacon, Georg Baselitz, Willem de Kooning, Alice Neel, Lucian Freud, Eric Fischl, Francesco Clemente, John Currin, Tony Bevan, Wangeschi Mutu and Julian Schnabel.

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Contact: The Phillips Collection
1600 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC
Tel: (1) 202 387 21 51

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