Leon Golub [retrospective exhibition]

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Bird, J. 2011. Leon Golub [retrospective exhibition]. Madrid, Spain 05 May - 12 Sep 2011
Title of workLeon Golub [retrospective exhibition]
CreatorsBird, J.

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.

Output mediaExhibition & Catalogue
Research GroupVisual Culture and Curating cluster
Exhibition titleLeon Golub
First publicly available date
PrintMay 2011
Publication process dates
Deposited24 May 2010
Web address (URL)http://www.museoreinasofia.es/exposiciones/leon-golub
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