February 17–May 20, 2007
Richard Pousette-Dart is the first retrospective of this distinguished American painter to be held in Italy. Pousette-Dart (1926–1992) was the youngest of the pioneering New York group of the Abstract Expressionists, active in New York beginning in the early 1940s. Curated by Philip Rylands, director of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, together with Luca Massimo Barbero, the exhibition presents 47 paintings, covering the artistís entire career. The exhibition is organized with the Estate of the Artist, with the his widow Evelyn Pousette-Dart, as well as with the support of the American Contemporary Art Gallery, Munich.
Richard Pousette-Dart, Now a Turning Orb, 1987-90. Acrylic on linen, 183 x 183 cm. Private collection, Munich. © 2007 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York