National Gallery of Art - EXHIBITIONS
American Modernism: The Shein Collection
May 16, 2010–January 2, 2011

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Exhibition Highlights
Image: Charles Demuth, End of the Parade: Coatesville, Pa., 1920

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The Early Modernists in America
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In Conversation: American Modernism: The Shein Collection
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Art since 1950 (PDF 2.2MB)
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Press Materials

Image: Marsden Hartley, Pre-War Pageant, 1913 This exhibition explores the advent of modernism a century ago through twenty important paintings, sculptures, and drawings by the first-generation American avant-garde. Among the artists represented are Patrick Henry Bruce, Stuart Davis, Charles Demuth, Arthur Dove, Marcel Duchamp, Marsden Hartley, Stanton Macdonald-Wright, John Marin, Georgia O'Keeffe, Man Ray, Morton Schamberg, Charles Sheeler, Joseph Stella, John Storrs, and Max Weber. All works are from the Edward and Deborah Shein Collection, which is distinguished by its remarkable quality and rigorous focus on early American modernism.

Organization: Organized by the National Gallery of Art.