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Through the powerful juxtaposition of object and image, artist engages with America's collective past

In an exhibition beginning October 8, The Phillips Collection presents the artwork of American contemporary artist Whitfield Lovell (b. 1959). An internationally recognized leader in contemporary art, Lovell is best known for his powerful juxtaposition of found objects and drawn figures that explore issues of identity, memory, and our collective American past. The exhibition of more than 40 works?including three from the Phillips?s own permanent collection?provides an in-depth study of Lovell?s deeply resonant series known as Kin.
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