“The First Decade Ten Years At Nahmad Contemporary” Exhibition

Nahmad Contemporary

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More than 30 works by: Jean-Michel Basquiat, Georges Braque, Daniel Buren, Giorgio De Chirico, Jean Dubuffet, Urs Fischer, David Hammons, René Magritte, Cady Noland, Albert Oehlen, Pablo Picasso, Richard Prince, Kurt Schwitters, Cy Twombly, Jonas Wood.

Organized around six themes that cultivate dialogue between diverse artistic practices and perspectives: Whether historicizing contemporary artists or inspiring fresh perspectives on modern masters:

-Refigure: Countercultural Figuration
-Reuse: Postwar Collage
-Recreate: Neoclassicism in Modern Art
-Reveal: The Artist’s Studio
-Reconceive: Conceptual Investigations
-Reclaim: Subversive Borrowing

The First Decade brings together an impressive range of genres, movements, and styles, spanning from Jean Dubuffet’s collection of art brut and Kurt Schwitters pioneering collages to Cy Twombly’s lyrical gestures and Albert Oehlen’s crude abstractions. The work of groundbreaking modern artists, such as Pablo Picasso Georges Braque, René Magritte and Giorgio de Chirico, will serve as a point of departure for the contemporary artists on display whose works continue to challenge and inspire audiences today, including Daniel Buren, Jean-Michel Basquiat, David Hammons, and Cady Noland, presaging an important focus of forthcoming exhibitions. The presentation will debut recent works by Urs Fischer, Richard Prince, and Jonas Wood.


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