From Frankenthaler to Warhol: Art of the ’60s and ’70s

Andy Warhol’s soup can and Roy Lichtenstein’s comic-inspired images are among the works of art featured in The Heckscher Museum of Art’s exhibition From Frankenthaler to Warhol: Art of the 60s and 70s, on view from November 18, 2017, through March 11, 2018.

The icons are here – Helen Frankenthaler, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, James Rosenquist, Romare Bearden, May Stevens, Andy Warhol, and many more. The exhibition delves into two trends that defined the art of the times and stretched the definition of fine art: abstract works that explore line, shape and color; and representational art on subjects from popular culture and everyday urban and suburban environments. Color Field, Minimalist, Pop, and Photorealist works speak to the myriad styles that characterized the art world during the dynamic decades of the 60s and 70s…

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