Gauguin to Warhol: 20th Century Icons from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Gauguin to Warhol: 20th Century Icons from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery traces the path of Modern art through a survey of iconic 20th century works from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery's renowned collection. This exhibition presents a stunning opportunity to witness the development of the major movements that shaped the course of modern art from the late 19th century to the present.
Featuring masterpieces by more than 40 monumental artists, Gauguin to Warhol includes works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Georgia O’Keeffe, Salvador Dalí, and Frida Kahlo, among others. The scope of the show begins in the late 1800s, featuring milestones of Post-Impressionism by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Vincent Van Gogh, and Paul Gauguin, and extends to the mid twentieth century in America with Abstract Expressionists such as Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Lee Krasner, Willem de Kooning, and Robert Motherwell as well as prominent Pop artists such as Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol. Through an impressive and encompassing array of works, the exhibition showcases the major aesthetic and philosophical themes of 20th century art.
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