Spotlight on Thursday, June 6: Georges Braque and the Cubist Still Life, 1928 …


This summer, the Phillips Collection features 44 sumptuous canvases by the great French cubist master Georges Braque, along with related objects from the tumultuous years leading up to and through World War II, a time of great experimentation for the artist. The exhibition reveals insights into his creative process at a time when he used the motif of still life as a source of inspiration to synthesize cubist discoveries.

The exhibit, Georges Braque and the Cubist Still Life, 1928-1945, is on view at the Phillips (1600 21st St. NW) from Saturday through Sept. 1. But you can get a preview of the exhibition Thursday from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at “Phillips after 5: Jazz and Swing of the 1930s.” In collaboration with the DC Jazz Festival, the event is inspired by the era of the exhibition, with jazz in the Music Room and galleries, swing dance

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