Action/Abstraction

Action/Abstraction

The Jewish Museum, New York

Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976. The first major U.S. Exhibition in twenty years to rethink Abstract Expressionism and the movements that followed, viewed from the perspectives of influential, rival art critics Clement Greenberg and Harold Rosenberg, the artists, and popular culture.

Tsao & McKown’s design of the Action/Abstraction exhibit is the latest in a de-cade of collaboration with the Jewish Museum. Previous exhibits that Tsao & McKown designed for The Jewish Museum include:Warhol’s Jews: Ten Portraits Reconsidered, 2008Schoenberg, Kandinsky, and the Blue Rider, 2003Adolph Gottlieb: A Survey Exhibition, 2002John Singer Sargent: Portraits of the Wertheimer Family, 1999An Expressionist in Paris: The Paintings of Chaim Soutine, 1999

Client: The Jewish Museum
Scope: Exhibition Design