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.