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Adolph Gottlieb - A retrospective

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Ocra e nero, 1962, Collezione Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, New York/Courtesy of The Pace Gallery, New York

The next exhibition organized by Peggy Guggenheim Collection
of Venice and dedicated to Adolph Gottlieb (1903 - 1974) is scheduled
for September 4th to January 9th. It will be the first retrospective in
Italy that surveys the art of the American artist from his initial
paintings of Surrealist influence, to his expressionist and abstract

The popularity of Gottlieb derives from his invention of a visual
language more basic and universal than written language, purged of
symbols with historical precedents. The show includes Pictographs, Bursts, Landscapes, sketches, prints and
The exhibition, curated by Luca Massimo Barbero, has been organized in
partnership with the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, New York. It
includes loans from the American Contemporary Art Gallery, Munich,
various private collections, as well as the Solomon R. Guggenheim
Museum, the Musée National d’Art Moderne (Centre Pompidou), and the
Museum Frieder Burda.

Useful information

opening: 4 September - 9 January 2011
opening hours: everyday from 10 to 18. Closed on Tuesday and 25th December
address: Palazzo Venier dei Leoni -
Dorsoduro 701 - I-30123 Venezia
tel: 041.2405.411
fax: 041.520.6885



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