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Pollock and Motherwell: Legends of Abstract Expressionism

Presented by The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City MO

Jul 08 2017
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Oct 29 2017
Pollock and Motherwell: Legends of Abstract Expressionism presented by The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City MO

The exhibition emphasizes the radical innovation of American abstraction in mainstream art by featuring two monumental paintings, Mural and Elegy to the Spanish Republic, No. 126., exploring legends surrounding each work and artist.

Jackson Pollock and Robert Motherwell are two of the most celebrated American painters from the mid-20th century. The exhibition emphasizes the radical innovation of American abstraction in mainstream art by featuring two monumental paintings, Mural and Elegy to the Spanish Republic, No. 126. It explores legends surrounding each work and artist by unpacking fact from fiction.

Also join Sherèe Lutz on July 28 for a free curatorial talk about Pollock and Motherwell: The Curator is IN! Pollock &

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