Leon Golub [retrospective exhibition]

Bird, Jon (2011) Leon Golub [retrospective exhibition]. [Show/Exhibition]


Jon Bird curated a retrospective exhibition of the American artist Leon Golub (1922- 2004) for the Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid. The exhibition included 40 major paintings from the 1950s - 2004, and 3 groups of works: a series of 'abstracts' from 1970 (aprox 15 paintings - 'Shields', 'Gates' and 'Pylons'), the 'political portraits' (1976-77) - around 50 works, and the late works - 2 series of small paintings 'This Could Be You' and 'We Can Disappear You', plus a selection of drawings (60+) from 2002-2004. The paintings came from private and museum collections in the US, Europe and elsewhere. The works were exhibited in the Palacio de Velázquez, Parque del Retiro, Madrid.

Venue Details

  1. Leon Golub
    • Location: Madrid, Spain
    • Dates: 05 May - 12 Sep 2011

Item Type: Show/Exhibition
Research Areas: A. > School of Art and Design > Visual Arts > Visual Culture and Curating cluster
Item ID: 5791
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Depositing User: Repository team
Date Deposited: 24 May 2010 13:04
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 14:19
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/5791

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