The exhibition of “Guggenheim” documents the great artistic moments lived in the United States of America after the Second World War.
The exhibition represents the American avant-garde that existed between 1945 and 1980, which was the period of the great transformations in the history of the United States.
In those years the history of the United States of America was characterized by economic prosperity and international conflicts, as well as important cultural advances.
The American art was an extraordinary development of the aesthetic practices such as Pop Art and meditations on the meaning of the image, the conceptual art of the sixties, the aesthetics of Minimalism, Photorealism of the iconography of the seventies .
The exhibition highlights the crucial era in American art, revealing the role played by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in shaping these developments due to the continued support offered to emerging artists.
The first section is devoted to abstract expressionism, with the names of Franz Kline, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, Adolph Gottlieb, Clyfford Still, Jackson Pollock (with six paintings rarely seen in international exhibitions), Frank Stella, Ellsworth Kelly and Kenneth Noland.
Among all these there is strong evidence in de Kooning with his broken and strong colors.
The second section is devoted to Pop Art with works by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Alaes Oldenburg, James Rosenquist and Mel Ramos, a particular emphasis is given to the gods Rauschenberg’s monumental painting “Barge” of 1962-63
The third section is devoted to Minimalism, Conceptual and post-minimalism with the work of Robert Morris, Dan Flavin, Carl Andre, Donald Judd, Lawrence Weiner many of whom come from the prestigious collection of Italian Panza di Biumo.
The last section is devoted to the “Photojournalism” grouping of hyper painters representing a cultural continuity with pop artists.
The exhibition of “Guggenheim” in Rome
Exhibition Palace – Via Nazionale, 194 Rome
From February 7 to May 6, 2012
Full price € 12.50
Reduced € 10.00
Schools € 4.00 per student from Tuesday to Friday (excluding holidays)
Minimum 10 maximum 25 students
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