This catalogue commemorates the exhibition Force of the Fifties: Selections from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, which presented the work of such abstract expressionists as Mark Rothko, Franz Kline, Philip Guston, and Joan Mitchell, with a view to relating their innovations to the art of today.
With essays by exhibitions curator Donna De Salvo and David Moos, and "Some Times," a helpful timeline of cultural, political, and historical events of the 1950s. The Wexner Centers A Succession of Collections series highlighted significant twentieth-century art movements or trends and examined their links to contemporary art.
Forces of the Fifties was held at the Wexner Center, May 4 - August 4, 1996.
80 pp. Paperback. 46 black-and-white illus. 14 color illus. 6.5 x 9 in.