Artists

Philip Haas

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Biography

Born 1954 in San Francisco, CA
Lives and works in New York

EDUCATION

1976Harvard University, B.A.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014Four Seasons, Skokloster Castle, Sweden
Four Seasons, Atlanta Botanical Gardens
2013-2014Heads, Hands, Heels, Horses & Helium, Francis Naumann Fine Art, New York
Four Seasons, New York Botanical Garden
2013Four Seasons, New York Botanical Garden
2012 – 2013Four Seasons, Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix AZ
2012Four Seasons, Dulwich Picture Gallery, United Kingdom
2010
After Tiepolo, Ensor and Carracci, Sonnabend Gallery
2009
Butchers, Dragons, Gods and Skeletons, Kimbell Art Museum, Fort
Worth, TX; July 18 – October 25
2008The Butcher’s Shop, Sonnabend Gallery

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014The Sonnabend Collection, Ca’ Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna,Venice
2012Feast Your Eyes, Bowes Museum, United Kingdom
2011Ileana Sonnabend: An Italian Portrait, Peggy Guggenheim Museum, Venice
2010
Arcimboldo, 1526–1593: Nature and Fantasy, National Gallery of Art,
Washington D.C., September 19, 2010–January 9, 2011; sculpture
traveled to the Piazza del Duomo in Milan and the Gardens of the Château de Versailles, France
At the Edge, Portsmouth Museum of Art, Portsmouth, NH

FILMOGRAPHY
Features:

2006
The Situation (Director)
a color film in 35mm, 111 minutes
with performances by: Connie Nielsen and Damian Lewis
2002
Lathe of Heaven (Director)
a color film in 35mm, 90 minutes
with performances by: James Caan, Lukas Haas, David Strathairn and
Lisa Bonet
2000
Up at the Villa (Director)
a color film in 35mm, 115 minutes
with performances by: Kristin Scott Thomas, Sean Penn and Anne
Bancroft
1997
The Blood Oranges (Director and Co-Writer)
a color film in 35mm, 93 minutes
with performances by: Charles Dance and Sheryl Lee
1995
Angels and Insects (Director and Co-Writer)
a color film in 35mm, 116 minutes
with performances by: Kristin Scott Thomas, Patsy Kensit and Mark
Rylance; Premiered in competition at the Cannes Film Festival; topgrossing
U.S. independent film of the year; nominated for an Academy
Award in costume design
1993
The Music of Chance (Director and Co-Writer)
a color film in 35mm, 98 minutes
with performances by: James Spader and Mandy Patinkin
Premiered at the Cannes Film Festival (in the Un Certain Regard section)

DOCUMENTARIES

1992Money Man
1992Gilbert & George: The Singing Sculpture
1991
Magicians of the Earth: Kings of the Water
Magicians of the Earth: Seni’s Children
1990Magicians of the Earth: A Young Man’s Dream and a Woman’s Secret
1989Magicians of the Earth: The Giant Woman and the Lightning Woman
1988
Stones and Flies: Richard Long in the Sahara
1988A Day on the Grand Canal with the Emperor of China
1984
Scenes and Songs from Boyd Webb

FILM RETROSPECTIVES

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Museum of Fine Arts in Boston
Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York
The Tate, London
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

AWARDS

1991Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship