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Exhibition October 27, 2019 − January 5

Abstract expressionism: a social revolution

Abstract Expressionism: A Social Revolution focuses on the emergence of a new generation of artists who were active in America after World War II, whose works challenged the institutional status quo and changed the course of the artistic world.

Willem de Kooning (American, b. Netherlands, 1904–1997), female II, 1961. Oil on canvas, paper. 29 x 22 1/2 inches Haskell Collection. © 2018 Willem de Kooning Foundation / Society of the Rights of Artists (ARS), New York

Mark Rothko (American, born in Russia, 1903–1970), untitled, 1968. Oil on canvas, paper. 39 3/8 x 25 inches. Haskell collection. © 2018 Kate Rothko Prisel and Christopher Rothko / Society of Artists' Rights (ARS), New York