Discover groundbreaking pieces from Pop Art’s biggest names, when you visit the Anderson Collection at Stanford University, the new museum next to Cantor Arts Center. On loan from SFMOMA’s own Anderson collection, these breathtaking works of art will be available for viewing from August 13, 2014 through October 26, 2015, this
During the mid to late 1950s, a climate of consumerism, experimentation and turbulence gave rise to a new artistic movement. Dubbed Pop Art, these inventive works were inspired by then-everyday items, including mass media and consumer goods. Favoring realism over the abstract, “pop artists” created works of everyday - or even mundane - imagery, enhanced with heavy doses of wit and irony.
Don't miss your chance to view some of the premier works of the era, including serial paintings by Roy Lichtenstein; Robert Indiana’s iconic Love painting; a silkscreen self-portrait by Andy Warhol; Robert Rauschenberg’s Collection; James Rosenquist’s monumental painting Leaky Ride for Dr. Leakey; and major works by Claes Oldenburg, Jasper Johns and Jim Dine.
One of the world's premier private assemblies of modern and contemporary American art, Stanford University's Anderson Collection was a gift from Mary Patricia Anderson Pence and Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson. Currently, the 33,327-square-foot building plays host to 121 contemporary art works by 86 American artists. Admission is free and advance tickets are not required.
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