American Moderns, 1910-1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell
June 14, 2013 – September 8, 2013
This exhibition presents fifty-seven artworks from the collection of the Brooklyn Museum in an exploration of the myriad ways in which American artists engaged with modernity. Ranging widely in subject matter and style, the fifty-three paintings and four sculptures were produced by leading artists of the day, including Georgia O’Keeffe, Milton Avery, Marsden Hartley, Stuart Davis, Arthur Dove, Rockwell Kent, Joseph Stella, Elie Nadelman, and Norman Rockwell. Significant works by these and other artists in the exhibition exemplify their unique contributions to modern culture.
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George Wesley Bellows: http://www.georgebellows.com/
Guy Pène du Bois: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSnjFSu7Gkg
Stuart Davis: http://www.moma.org/collection/artist.php?artist_id=1412
Arthur G. Dove: http://www.phillipscollection.org/research/american_art/bios/dove-bio.htm
Reginald Marsh: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJjEJTe4848 & http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/reginald-marsh-papers-9072/more
Grandma Moses (Anna Mary Robertson Moses): http://www.nmwa.org/explore/artist-profiles/grandma-moses-anna-mary-robertson-moses
Norman Rockwell: http://www.nrm.org/
Max Weber: http://www.nga.gov/exhibitions/weber_1.htm
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