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The Looser Collection. Dialogues

Museum Folkwang, Essen


Rodin – Giacometti / Pollock – Twombly / Rothko – Serra … 

The Looser Collection (Switzerland) is one of the most outstanding private collections of modern and contemporary art in all of Europe. Strongly represented are Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism, Minimal Art, and Arte Povera. Featuring masterpieces from the Looser Collection by artists including Alberto Giacometti, Arshile Gorky, Cy Twombly, Richard Serra, Agnes Martin, Robert Ryman, Willem de Kooning, Yayoi Kusama, David Smith, Ellsworth Kelly, this exhibition opens new visual constellations and elective affinities between artists, in a fluid dialogue with the Folkwang’s own collection.

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Ohne Titel (1953-54) Franz Kline

Ohne Titel (1953-54) Franz Kline. © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2016. Photo: Jens Nober

Two Sides Painting (1950-51) Jackson Pollock

Two Sides Painting (1950-51) Jackson Pollock. © Pollock-Krasner Foundation / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2016. Photo: Jens Nober

Untitled (White, Pink and Mustard) (1954), Mark Rothko

Untitled (White, Pink and Mustard) (1954), Mark Rothko. © Kate Rothko-Prizel & Christopher Rothko : VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2016. Photo: Jens Nober

Red Doric (2013) Sean Scully.

Red Doric (2013) Sean Scully. © Sean Scully. Photo: Archiv Fondation Hubert Looser

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