German Expressionist Prints from the Collection of Ruth and Jacob Kainen
September 22, 1985 – February 9, 1986
Ground Floor, Northwest, Pod II (3,500 sq. ft.)
This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.
Overview: 90 prints were shown from the German expressionist collection assembled by Jacob Kainen and his wife, Ruth Cole Kainen. Special emphasis was given to Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, with 23 examples, along with 22 artists of Die Brücke and other German printmakers working after World War I.
Organization: The exhibition was coordinated by Andrew Robison.
Catalog: German Expressionist Prints from the Collection of Ruth and Jacob Kainen, organized by Andrew Robison. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1985.