Cincinnati Art Museum presents ‘Beyond Pop Art: A Tom Wesselmann Retrospective’

The Cincinnati Art Museum hosts the exhibition Beyond Pop Art: A Tom Wesselmann Retrospective, Oct. 31, 2014 – Jan. 18, 2015. An American painter and Cincinnati native, Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004) is widely regarded as one of the leading figures of American Pop Art. Known for creating collages and assemblages of everyday objects and advertising, the Wesselmann retrospective catalogues more than four decades of the artist’s work. His larger-than-life Still Life #60 already is a familiar sighting in downtown Cincinnati as the artwork has been captured as a mural – in all of its oversized glory – on the corner of 8th and Main Streets by ArtWorks, the award-winning nonprofit organization that enables youth apprentices and artists to turn bare walls into public masterpieces. The 25-foot-long mural is a great representation of the brightly colored, sculptural painting

Comments are closed.

Sign up for the DADA Newsletter