Tom Wesselmann

11 September to 31 October 2014

Tom Wesselmann (Cincinnati, 1931-2004) is considered to be one of the most important American artists to form part of the movement known as Pop Art. The subjects chosen for his work – still lifes, landscapes, nudes – are classical themes universally acknowledged in the history of art. Throughout his career he has reinterpreted these subjects using his own codes and expressing his own language characterised by firm outlines and bold colours, usually incorporating symbols of the culture and lifestyle of the USA.[…]