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MOMA Presents Understanding Abstraction: from Kandinsky to Pollock

February 23, 2013

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Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Community Meeting Room

Explore the development of non-representational art from The Museum of Modern Art's collection. From Vasily Kandinsky and Piet Mondrian to Jackson Pollock, learn how artists redefined expectations of how paintings looked and were made throughout the twentieth century. A specially trained Museum lecturer will engage participants through extensive verbal descriptions of the artwork. 

Lecturer: Diana Bush

Pablo Picasso. Girl before a Mirror. Boisgeloup, March 1932

Pablo Picasso.  Girl Before a Mirror. Boisgeloup, March 1932.

Oil on canvas, 64 x 51 1/4" (162.3 x 130.2 cm).

Gift of Mrs. Simon Guggenheim.

© 2009 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

http://www.moma.org/collection/object.php?object_id=78311

 

 

MOMA Community Programs are supported by The Friends of Education of The Museum of Modern Art in honor of Michael Margitich, May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc., and Ducommun and Gross Family Foundation.

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