20th Century

Two of Andy Warhol’s iconic Marilyn Monroe portraits are scheduled to go up for auction this May at two different, leading auction houses—Christie’s and Bonhams. Perhaps the most intriguing aspect of…
In 1931—between the Great Depression and segregation—a beautiful tombstone was often a privilege denied. Edmonson lost his janitorial job at a Nashville hospital and felt inspired to pursue a new…
Robert Rauschenberg: Channel Surfing traces the artist’s creation of a visual language that addresses fundamental transformations in media culture in the late 20th-century, a period marked by the…
Giorno is recognized as one of the most innovative poets and artists of the twentieth century. His kaleidoscopic work fused and furthered poetry, visual art, and activism, pushing text off the…
This Spring, Phillips presents a rare opportunity to view the smoking room ‘Les Palmiers’, designed by Jean Dunand from 1930-1936 for the Parisian apartment of Mademoiselle Collette Aboucaya on rue…
Despite its ugly political connotation acquired in the decades that followed the inception of twentieth-century neoclassicism, this artistic movement fully expressed the cultural zeitgeist of…
Paulina Pobocha, associate curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at MoMA, talks about one of the “most significant works made during the second half of the 20th century”: October 18,…

This fall, Kapoor Galleries is thrilled to present Images of the Exotic: Posters of India from the Golden Age of Travel, on view at 34 East 67th Street from September 5th to 27th, coinciding with…