American 20th-21st Century Art by Decades

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America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s is a 2016 exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago which says: " This exhibition brings together 50 works by some of the foremost artists of the era -- including Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Grant Wood -- to examine the landscape of the United States during the Great Depression and the many avenues artists explored as they sought to forge a new national art and identity." Also see information from The Royal Academy of Arts  Accessed 3/17

Excavating New Ground: American Art in the 1970s, an exhibit held February 11 - August 14, 2011 at The Fralin Museum of Art, University of Virginia. Materials include exhibit labels and portfolio. Accessed August, 2015

Jack Pierson: 5 Shows from the '90s is a 2017 exhibit at the Aspen Art Museum which says: "For more than two decades, New York­based artist Jack Pierson has been using the visual languages of photography, painting, sculpture, and drawing to examine intimate and emotional aspects of everyday life."  Also see 2/20/17 article in The Aspen Times and entry in Wikipedia. Accessed 3/17

Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties was a 2012 exhibit at Cleveland Museum of Art which said: "The exhibition Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties brings together for the first time the work of more than 60 painters, sculptors, and photographers who explored a new mode of modern realism in the years bounded by the aftermath of the Great War and the onset of the Great Depression. Throughout the 1920s, artists created images of liberated modern bodies and the changing urban-industrial environment with an eye toward ideal form and ordered clarity-qualities seemingly at odds with a riotous decade best remembered for its flappers and Fords." Accessed 10/16. Also, Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties at Dallas Museum of Art. Includes gallery photos. Accessed August, 2015.

 

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