Modern Art

Modern ArtUrsula Mayer, one of many artists featured in The New Human, is coming to the Museum to speak about her work on her recent movie Atom Spirit and a few of her previous works. Pop Art is represented amongst different things with works by Andy Warhol and Claes Oldenburg, Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns; Fluxus and Nouveau Réalisme with creations by Daniel Spoerri, Nam June Paik, Yoko Ono, George Brecht and Marcel Duchamp.

Dismayed on the appeal communism still had for many intellectuals and artists within the West, the brand new company set up a division, the Propaganda Assets Inventory, which at its peak might influence more than 800 newspapers, magazines and public information organisations.

His works can be discovered within the collections of the Centre Pompidou and Fonds nationwide d’artwork contemporain, Paris, France; the Victoria and Albert Museum and Imperial War Museums, London, UK; Queensland Art Gallery, Australia; and Zayed National Museum, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The Joel Shapiro ice cream sandwich was a rendition of our Agnes Martin version we created in 2010 while her paintings had been on view for the exhibition, Calder to Warhol, introducing the Fisher Collection and celebrating the museum’s seventy fifth anniversary.

He later tailored this distinctive facial style in a series of sculptures together with the 1912 Woman’s Head ( 1997.149.10 ); and later retained it in paintings such as the 1917 Reclining Nude ( 1997.149.9 ). Constantin Brancusi, Modigliani’s buddy and Montparnasse studio neighbor, embraced African artwork because it, like sculpture of his native Romania, was instantly carved from wood.