This exhibition will include approximately twenty paintings, drawings, and prints, chronicling Munch’s development of the mermaid subject and exploring relationships between Philadelphia’s painting and central themes that run throughout the artist’s work.
This exhibition presents a rare look at more than fifty photographs from the Museum’s collection by several of the most dedicated early practitioners of color photography: Eliot Porter, William Christenberry, Joel Meyerowitz, and William Eggleston.
This exhibition and its accompanying catalogue contrast some of the compelling accounts of Eugène Atget's photography and provide a close look at the Museum's recently acquired group of 350 works by the artist from the estate of the influential art dealer Julien Levy.
In 1779 and 1780, Mongolian artists worked feverishly to paint, sculpt, and sew images of elegant Buddhist deities to adorn Xumifushou Temple in time for the Emperor's seventieth birthday celebrations.
This installation from the Museum's collection includes furniture, lighting, textiles and utilitarian objects, many of them recent acquisitions, which reflect contemporary designers' interest in varying materials.
The Prat Collection is one of the finest private collections of drawings in the world, highlighting some three centuries of work by French artists active before 1900 and including drawings by great masters as well as superb examples by lesser known artists. The one hundred drawings on display in the exhibition will reflect the panorama of French draftsmanship and will include some of the finest examples from the collection.
This exhibition traces the evolution in his prints of many of the signature subjects of the artist’s mature style, such as the isolated figure by a window and other intimate glimpses of contemporary American life.
Coinciding with Philadelphia’s annual Flower Show, this choice bouquet of more than fifty photographs from the Museum’s collection illustrates the enduring fascination with flowers and plants from the first decades of the medium to the present.
This installation showcases diverse examples of books, book covers, illuminated manuscripts, and printed charms, as well as paintings and sculptures of book-holding deities to explore the art and the power of the written word in Nepal and Tibet.
The exhibition includes some eleven pieces of the furniture she designed for Knoll, Inc., as well as photographs of interiors that demonstrate the designer’s ability to relate interior design to the building, and furniture and textiles to the interior.
The exhibition includes some forty works and is enriched by a group of drawings from the Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe degli Uffizi (the Drawing and Print Room of the Uffizi) in Florence, which holds the greatest cache of drawings by Pontormo and Bronzino.