This exhibition traces significant styles and ideas that have shaped art since the 1960s—abstraction, conceptualism, postmodernism, new approaches to photography, and explorations of personal identity and narrative. Drawn from Emily Fisher Landau’s spectacular donation of modern and contemporary art to the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Representing some of the most important works of art drawn from West Michigan collection, The Stuart & Barbara Padnos Foundation Collection contains twenty works of art by well-known artists such as Pablo Picasso, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Pierre Auguste Renoir, and Auguste Rodin. The works included are on long-term, five-year loan from the Stuart & Barbara Padnos Foundation. Following the exhibition’s end on March 30, the eight sculptures, one painting, and 11 prints, drawings, and watercolors featured in this exhibition will be interspersed throughout the Museum’s collection, rotating through the second and third floor galleries.
Other artists represented include: Mary Cassatt, William Glackens, Deborah Butterfield, Frank Stella, Reynold Weidenaar, and more.
Mary Cassatt. (American, 1844-1926).
Study for ‘Femme et enfant’, (1908)
Watercolor on paper
Long-term loan from the Stuart & Barbra Padnos Foundation