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Posts tagged ‘František Kupka’
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May 6, 2013  |  Collection & Exhibitions
Artist’s Choice: Trisha Donnelly Gets an Extension and a New Visitor

Taking in computer-chip diagrams in Artist's Choice: Trisha Donnelly

Taking in computer-chip diagrams in Artist’s Choice: Trisha Donnelly

I’ve got some fantastic news to share: we recently extended the exhibition Artist’s Choice: Trisha Donnelly—it will now be on view in our fourth- and fifth-floor collection galleries until July 28. Read more

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January 24, 2013  |  Artists, Collection & Exhibitions
Avant-Abstraction: Kupka and Mondrian Represent
Piet Mondrian (Dutch, 1872–1944). Chrysanthemum. 1906. Charcoal on paper, 14 1/4 x 9 5/8" (36.2 x 24.5 cm). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Armand P. Bartos

Piet Mondrian. Chrysanthemum. 1906. Charcoal on paper, 14 1/4 x 9 5/8″ (36.2 x 24.5 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Armand P. Bartos

Among the groundbreaking artists included in the exhibition Inventing Abstraction, 1910–1925, currently on view in MoMA’s sixth-floor galleries, are František Kupka (Czech, 1871–1957) and Piet Mondrian (Dutch, 1872–1944). Like the other luminaries represented in the show, beginning in the second decade of the 20th century, Kupka and Mondrian jettisoned figuration and pioneered an art of pure form. Read more