MID CENTURY MODERN: Works on Paper
June 28-August 31, 2014
Joan Miró (1893 – 1983)
Le Lézard aux Plumes d’Or (The Lizard with Golden Feathers), M. 446, 1967 Color lithograph on Japon paper 14” x 19 ½”
Published by Atelier Mourlot, Paris
Gift of Drs. Yolanta and Isaac Melamed
Collection of Oglethorpe University Museum of Art
Featuring fine prints by American mid 20th century artists Alexander Calder, Helen Frankenthaler, Larry Rivers, Jim Dine, Adolph Gottlieb and American composer/artist John Cage with Carl Sumsion are on loan from the Robert W. Woodruff Library at Emory University.
Prints by Joan Miró, Marc Chagall, and others in the OUMA permanent collection will also be on view.
These 1960s and ’70s works are a powerful representation of the Modernist, Surrealist, Abstract Expressionist movements in the U.S. and abroad. They also touch on the Color Field, Dada, and Kinetic art movements.