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Collection Displays

Collection Displays | Level 3: Material Gestures
Level 3: Material Gestures
ARS, NY and DACS, London 2002

At the heart of this wing is a room devoted to painting and sculpture from the 1940s and 1950s, showing how new forms of abstraction and expressive figuration emerged in post-war Europe and America. The surrounding displays suggest affinities between the radical innovations of this era and the work of earlier artists, but also show the legacy of those ideas among contemporary practitioners who have continued to develop the language of art in new and unexpected ways.

Room List
Anish Kapoor and Barnett Newman (Room 1)
Material Gestures (Room 2)
Rothko (Room 3)
Expressionism (Room 4)
Distinguished Voices (Room 5)
Gerhard Richter (Room 6)
Claude Monet and Abstract Expressionism (Room 7)
Marlene Dumas (Room 8)
Paul McCarthy (Room 9)