Phillips After Five

Event Date: 
Thursday, August 20, 2009 - 5:00pm to 8:30pm
A lively mix of art and entertainment on the first Thursday of the month and every Thursday in August. Sensory Remix: A Video-Art Collage Washington video artists John Bowen of Videokiller, Robin Bell, and Dissident Display collaborate to create live projections, mixing and distorting original and found video with music. In collaboration with Dissident Display. Film: The South Bank Show: Francis Bacon. Filmed in London, in locations that include the artist's studio and favorite watering holes, this landmark documentary reveals the lifestyle and inspirations behind Bacon's haunting paintings. 1985, dir. David Hinton Gallery Talk: Stranger Than Fiction: Francis Bacon's Metamorphoses. Bacon's hallucinatory figure paintings simultaneously document the artist's visual sources and his dark personal life. Refreshments of wine and beer (cash bar) accompanied by artisanal gelato and sorbet tasting with Moorenko's boutique ice cream and a light appetizer buffet by Geppettos Catering. Museum admission: $10. Admission free for members.