AFTER PICASSO: 80 CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS.
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.