The Museum of Modern Art presents a major retrospective devoted to the art of Lygia Clark (Brazilian, 1920-1988), the first comprehensive exhibition in North America of her work. Lygia Clark: The Abandonment of Art, 1948-1988 comprises nearly 300 works made between the late 1940s and her death in 1988. Drawn from public and private collections, including MoMA’s own, this survey is organized around three key themes: abstraction, Neo-Concretism, and the “abandonment” of art. Each of these axes anchors a significant concept or a constellation of works that mark a definitive step in Clark’s career.
LYGIA CLARK: THE ABANDONMENT of ART, 1948-1988
CURATED BY CONNIE BUTLER & LUIS PÃ‰REZ-ORAMAS
10 May – 24 August 2014
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
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