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The Illusion of the American Frontier

From 03 November 2015 to 07 February 2016

Early booking is recommended

Edward S. Curtis
An Oasis in the Badlands (detail), 1905
Photography, gelatin silver. 15.2 x 20.2 cm
Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D. C.


Lecture: Avant-garde Issues: Mid-20th-century American Painting

Lecture Avant-garde Issues: Mid-20th-century American Painting

18 April 2013

Clyfford Still
1965. Oil on canvas. Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

On Thursday 18 April Professor Malcolm Bull of Oxford University will deliver the lecture Avant-garde Issues: Mid-20th-century American Painting in the Museum’s Auditorium. Organised in conjunction with the Universidad Complutense, Madrid, and the Fundación Hispano Británica, the lecture will focus on the socio-cultural context of the return to abstraction in American art after World War II. Free entry, prior booking required. Booking opens on 11 April in the links below.

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