Giacometti 1

Robert Müller, Palourde, 1957. © 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Mid-century Modernism: 1957 and the Bechtler Collection

Location: Fourth-floor gallery On View: March 2-August 23, 2012

The exhibition presents works drawn exclusively from the museum’s permanent collection that focus on 1957, the height of the Bechtler family’s art acquisitions. Key figures of the modern movement such as Max Ernst, Barbara Hepworth, Sam Francis and Alberto Giacometti reveal a wide variety of styles and approaches during this period of post-war modernism. Twenty-eight artists are represented by 41 paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints.

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