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Left: René Magritte, Delusions of Grandeur II, 1948 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966 Right: Pat Steir Twenty, 2018–19 One of 30 paintings from the exhibition Color Wheel at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Oil on canvas 108 × 84 inches Photo: Alex Munro. Courtesy of Pat Steir and Lévy Gorvy

Color Notes uses Pat Steir: Color Wheel as an opportunity to explore color theory, history, and connections throughout the Hirshhorn. This edition focuses on blue, starting with the immersive paintings by Pat Steir and moving to other Hirshhorn works with a strong use of blue. Visitors are encouraged to get into the spirit by wearing the color of note! 

 

 

 

 

Images:

Left: René Magritte, Delusions of Grandeur II, 1948. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Right: Pat Steir, Twenty, 2018–19. One of 30 paintings from the exhibition Color Wheel at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Oil on canvas. 108 × 84 inches. Photo: Alex Munro. Courtesy of Pat Steir and Lévy Gorvy

Details

Date:
November 22, 2019
Time:
12:30 pm–1:30 pm
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Venue

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Hirshhorn Museum, Independence Ave SW & 7th St SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
Phone:
202-633-1000
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Organizer

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Phone:
202-633-1000
Email:
HirshhornExperience@si.edu
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Location detail
Meet in the lobby