Tom Wesselmann

Retrospective 1959-1993

This European premier exhibition about the work of the important American Pop Artist Tom Wesselmann (born in 1931) was appreciated for the first time in Europe in a comprehensive retrospective. Over 100 paintings, collages, objects and designs which were created by the artist between 1959 and 1993 have been part of the exhibtion.

The Exhibition is no longer available.

Exhibition venues 1994 – 1996:
Kunsthalle Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium
Altes Museum/Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany
Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Historisches Museum der Pfalz, Speyer, Germany
Fondation Cartier, Paris, France
Fundación Juan March, Madrid, Spain
Palau de la Virreina, Barcelona, Spain
Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal
Musée d‘Art Moderne, Nice, France

Visitors: 420 000

 

Tom Wesselmann, Porch, 1960
© Collection Claire Wesselmann

Tom Wesselmann, Great American Nude #53, 1964
© Collection Tom Wesselmann

Tom Wesselmann, Black Bra and Green Shoes, 1982
© Karla McKay

Installation view, Fundación Juan March, Madrid
© Institut für Kulturaustausch

Installation view, Musée d‘Art Moderne, Nice
© Institut für Kulturaustausch

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