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POP AMÉRICA

Featuring nearly 100 works of Latinx and Latin-American art, the traveling show POP AMÉRICA—1965–1975—the first exhibition to present a vision of Pop on the American continent as a whole”—is now on view at the Block Museum of Art, just north of Chicago.*

The exhibition is guest curated by Duke University professor Esther Gabara.

POP AMÉRICA—1965–1975

Through December 8.

Block Museum of Art

Northwestern University

40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston.

*Nasher Museum director Sarah Schroth.

Pop América, from top: Rupert GarcíaUnfinished Man, 1968, acrylic on canvas, courtesy of the Rena Bransten Gallery, San Fransisco, photograph by John Janca; Antonio Berni, Mediodia, 1976 , acrylic and collage on canvas, collection of the Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin; Marta Minujín, Frac-asado , 1975, mixed-media dress on stand and metal crown of thorns, Estrellita B. Brodsky Collection, courtesy of Henrique Faria Fine Art, New York and Buenos Aires; Antonio Caro, Colombia Coca-Cola, 1976, enamel on sheet metal, edition 11/ 25, collection of the MIT List Visual Arts Center, courtesy of Casas Riegner, Bogota; Felipe Ehrenberg, Caja no. 25495, 1968, acrylic on wooden box with marbles, collection of the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, courtesy of Reina María de Lourdes Hernández Fuentes; Eduardo Costa, Fashion Fiction I, 1966–1970, 24-karat gold, photograph by Albano Garcia; Eduardo Costa, Fashion Fiction I, Vogue, February 1, 1968, modeled by Marisa Berenson, photograph by Richard Avedon, © the Richard Avedon Foundation; Marisol EscobarMi mamá y yo, 1968, steel and aluminum, collection of Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, © 2018 Estate of Marisol, licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; Robert Indiana, Study for Viva HemisFair poster, 1967, collage and graphite on board, collection of the Tobin Theatre Arts Fund, San Antonio, courtesy of the McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, © 2018 Morgan Art Foundation Ltd., licensed by ARS; Rubens GerchmanTropicália ou panis et circencis, 1968, Philips album cover, collection of Marcelo Noah and Marina Bedran, © Rubens Gerchman Institute, Rio de Janeiro, image courtesy of the Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, photograph by Peter Paul Geoffrion; Raúl MartínezEl vaquero, circa 1969, acrylic on black-and-white photograph, Shelley and Donald Rubin Private Collection, image courtesy of the Raúl Martínez Estate, Ciego de Ávila, Cuba, and Corina Matamoros; Hugo Rivera-ScottPop América, 1968, collage on cardboard, photograph by Jorge Brantmayer. Images courtesy and © the artists, the photographers, the McNay Art Museum, the Nasher Museum, and the Block Museum.

LINCOLN KIRSTEIN’S MODERN

The paintings of Ben Shahn, Antonio Berni, Raquel Forner, Honoré Sharrer, and Pavel Tchelitchew, the photography of Walker Evans and George Platt Lynes, the sculpture of Elie Nadelman and Gaston Lachaise, the ballet costumes of Kurt Seligmann, Paul Cadmus, and Jared French, the music of Virgil Thomson, and the philosophy of George Gurdjieff

… all come together in LINCOLN KIRSTEIN’S MODERN, the Museum of Modern Art exhibition devoted to the writer, critic, curator, patron, and impresario who set the aesthetic template for MOMA and brought George Balanchine to America to establish the New York City Ballet.

LINCOLN KIRSTEIN’S MODERN

Through June 15.

Museum of Modern Art

11 West 53rd Street, New York City.

This summer MOMA‘s West 53rd Street location will close for four months—June 15 through October 21—for reconstruction.

From top: George Platt LynesLincoln Kirstein, circa 1948, gelatin silver print, Museum of Modern Art, New York, © 2019 estate of George Platt Lynes; Paul Cadmus, set design for the ballet Filling Station, 1937, cut-and-pasted paper, gouache, and pencil on paper, Museum of Modern Art, New York, gift of Lincoln Kirstein, 1941, © 2018 estate of Paul Cadmus; Walker EvansRoadside View, Alabama Coal Area Town, 1936, gelatin silver print, printed circa 1969 by Charles RodemeyerMuseum of Modern Art, New York, gift of the artist, © 2019 Walker Evans Archive, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Paul CadmusBallet Positions, drawing for the primer Ballet Alphabet, 1939, ink, pencil, colored ink, and gouache on paper (letters reversed on drawing), Museum of Modern Art, New York, gift of Kirstein, © 2019 estate of Paul Cadmus; Pavel TchelitchewHide-and-Seek. 1940–42, oil on canvas, Museum of Modern Art, New York; Harvard Society for Contemporary Art pamphlet. 1931–32, Harvard Society for Contemporary Art scrapbooks, vol. 2 (Autumn 1930–33), Museum of Modern Art Archives, New York; Ben ShahnBartolomeo Vanzetti and Nicola Sacco, 1931–32, gouache on paper on board, Museum of Modern Art, New York, © 2019 estate of Ben Shahn / VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; Pavel Tchelitchew, study for a backdrop for the ballet Apollon Musagète, 1942, gouache, ink, and pencil on paper, Museum of Modern Art, New York, gift of Kirstein; George Platt LynesLew Christensen in Apollon Musagète, June 24, 1937, gelatin silver print, Museum of Modern Art, New York, © 2019 estate of George Platt Lynes.