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Real/Surreal

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The Subway, 1950 Egg Tempera on Composition Board 18½ X 36½ Inches © Courtesy of The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Real/Surreal

227 State Street
Madison, WI 53703
January 25th, 2014 - April 27th, 2014
Opening: January 25th, 2014 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.mmoca.org
COUNTRY:  
United States
PHONE:  
608.257.0158
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday-Thursday noon-5 pm, Friday noon-8 pm, Saturday 10 am-8 pm, Sunday noon-5 pm, Closed Mondays
TAGS:  
prints

DESCRIPTION

This exhibition explores the interconnections between the real and the imagined in early modern American art, with an emphasis on surrealism and magical realism. Real/Surreal will be on view in the museum's main galleries January 25, 2014 to April 27, 2014.

Real/Surreal is a circulating loan exhibition organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. The exhibition includes paintings, drawings, and prints by Thomas Hart Benton, Charles Burchfield, Paul Cadmus, Philip Evergood, Jared French, Marsden Hartley, Edward Hopper, Man Ray, Charles Sheeler, George Tooker, John Wilde, and Grant Wood among others. MMoCA has added works from its own permanent collection, including a major watercolor by Andrew Wyeth and a significant painting by Marsden Hartley.

This exhibition was organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.