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Part of Modern and Contemporary Art
Isamu Noguchi (American, Los Angeles, California 1904–1988 New York)
Date: 1945Accession Number: 53.87a-i
Barbara Hepworth (British, 1903–1975)
Date: 1966Accession Number: 2007.95
Willem de Kooning (American (born The Netherlands), Rotterdam 1904–1997 East Hampton, New York)
Date: 1949Accession Number: 1982.16.3
Alexander Calder (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1898–1976 New York)
Date: 1941Accession Number: 42.176a-d
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This gallery contains early examples of the New York School that developed during and after World War II. One hallmark of this unofficial school is Surrealist-inspired biomorphic imagery, found here in a black mobile by Alexander Calder, a ten-foot marble sculpture by Isamu Noguchi, and a sumptuously colored canvas by Arshile Gorky.
The gallery also features a work from Willem de Kooning's first Woman series as well as two of his black-and-white compositions from the late 1940s. An important early work by Jackson Pollock, Pasiphaë, in a quasi-figurative style, explores the artist's interest in Greek myth.
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