New Art Museum director: Top priority is education (Cincinnati Enquirer, September 12, 2014)
The List: Around Cincinnati (Conversations around American Gothic takes the #3 spot) (The List TV, September 2, 2014)
13 don't-miss events at FotoFocus (Cincinnati Enquirer, September 2, 2014)
Fall Arts Guide: September's picks (Cincinnati Enquirer, September 2, 2014)
How Art Museum landed rare visit of 'American Gothic' (Cincinnati Enquirer, August 23, 2014)
The List: Your Fall 2014 Arts Guide (including CAM's Beyond Pop Art: A Tom Wesselmann Retrospective) (Harper's Bazaar, August 21, 2014)
October 31, 2014 to January 18, 2015
Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004) is recognized as a leading figure in the Pop Art movement which came to prominence in the 1960s. Within an intentionally limited scope of subject matter, Wesselmann crafted an innovative body of work that evolved constantly. This exhibition presents Wesselmann’s work at the intersection of the classical western culture that has shaped art history for centuries and the systematic and universal commodification of all things and values that defines our world today.
This exhibition is generously supported by:
This exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.
Image: Tom Wesselmann (American, b.1931, d.2004); Still Life #60, 1973; oil on canvas; 122 1/4 x 333 x 86 1/2 in.; Lent by Claire Wesselmann
© Estate of Tom Wesselmann/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY, Photo Credit: Jeffrey Sturges