From 19 September to 27 December 2015 - Wexner Center for the Arts. The Ohio State University.

  • Azzawi, The Sabra and Shatila Massacres.

    The Sabra and Shatila Massacres, 1982-83. Polyptych, mixed media on paper laid down on canvas, 300 x 750 cm. Collections of The Tate Modern, London. © Dia Al-Azzawi.


Wexner Center for the Arts. The Ohio State University.

Explore Pablo Picasso’s potent legacy and per­sis­tent impact on sev­eral gen­er­a­tions of artists in this vibrant exhi­bi­tion, with nearly 150 works in a variety of mediums, occu­pying all the Wexner Center for the Arts gal­leries this fall.

Among those included are such Picasso peers as Brassaï, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Henri-Cartier Bresson, and Dora Maar. Plus you’ll find con­tem­po­rary mas­ters like Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Cindy Sherman, William Wegman, Louise Lawler, Sigmar Polke, Dia Al-Azzawi, Amy Sillman, Fred Wilson, ....

Originally titled Picasso in Contemporary Art, the exhi­bi­tion was first pre­sented at the Deichtorhallen Hamburg on the occa­sion of its 25th anniver­sary and curated by the insti­tu­tion’s gen­eral director, Dirk Luckow.

After Picasso: 80 Contemporary Artists
has been orga­nized in coop­er­a­tion with Deichtorhallen Hamburg. It offers the per­fect bookend to Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection, which fea­tured 19 works by Picasso and inau­gu­rated our 25th Anniversary Season last September.

The Londonese Iraqi artist Dia Al-Azzawi is par­tic­i­pating in this exhi­bi­tion with his famous polyp­tych Sabra and Shatila (1982-83, 300 x 750 cm), in the col­lec­tions of The Tate Modern since July 2012.

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