Recent Acquisitions: Made in California
September 12, 2017 – May 18, 2018
East Building, Pod 2 Mezzanine
This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.
Seven recent acquisitions on view are connected by a profound common denominator—individuality.
Produced across many decades by artists of different backgrounds and orientations, the works cover such movements as Light and Space (
The earliest work on view is by Frank Lobdell, a Kansas City native who settled in California after seeing intense combat in World War II. His painting 27 May 1948 recalls that trauma through an abstracted landscape of trees and crosses. The most recent work, by
Organization: Organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington