The Busch-Reisinger Museum

The Twentieth-Century Collection

June 15 – September 3, 1980

East Building Mezzanine

THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.

Overview: Approximately 75 northern and central European paintings, drawings, watercolors, and sculptures came from Harvard University's Busch-Reisinger Museum, known for its collection of 20th-century German art. Paintings by German expressionists Max Beckmann, Erich Heckel, Emile Nolde, and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, sculpture by Ernst Barlach, Georg Kolbe, and Renee Sintenis, as well as works by Bauhaus artists were shown.

Organization: The exhibition was coordinated by E.A. Carmean Jr.

Image: Installation view of The Busch-Reisinger Museum: The Twentieth-Century Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Gallery Archives

Attendance: 122,067

Brochure: The Busch-Reisinger Museum: The Twentieth-Century Collection, by E.A. Carmean Jr. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1980.