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EXHIBITIONS BY YEAR

Contrasts of Form: Geometric Abstract Art, 1910–1980

2 October 1985 to 7 January 1986

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MoMA Staff

Organizer
John Elderfield  British, born 1943
Organizer

Artists

Josef Albers
American, born Germany. 1888–1976
39 exhibitions
Carl Andre
American, born 1935
19 exhibitions
Iurii Annenkov
Russian, 1889–1974
4 exhibitions
Jean (Hans) Arp
French, born Germany (Alsace). 1886–1966
81 exhibitions
Joost Baljeu
Dutch, 1925–1991
1 exhibition
Giacomo Balla
Italian, 1871–1958
26 exhibitions
Chris Hendrik Beekman
Dutch, 1887–1964
1 exhibition
Etienne (Istvan) Béothy
Hungarian, 1897–1962
1 exhibition
Henryk Berlewi
Polish, 1894–1967
4 exhibitions
Jake Berthot
American, born 1939
5 exhibitions
Charles Biederman
American, 1906–2004
1 exhibition
Max Bill
Swiss, 1908–1994
12 exhibitions
Ilya Bolotowsky
American, born Russia. 1907–1981
5 exhibitions
Alexander (Sándor) Bortnyik
Hungarian, 1893–1976
1 exhibition
Georges Braque
French, 1882–1963
104 exhibitions
Carl Buchheister
German, 1890–1964
2 exhibitions
Il'ia Chashnik
Russian, 1902–1929
3 exhibitions
Jean Crotti
French, 1878–1958
5 exhibitions
Félix Del Marle
French, 1889–1952
7 exhibitions
Robert Delaunay
French, 1885–1941
48 exhibitions
Sonia Delaunay-Terk
French, born Russia. 1885–1979
13 exhibitions
Walter Dexel
German, 1890–1973
11 exhibitions
Richard Diebenkorn
American, 1922–1993
17 exhibitions
Burgoyne Diller
American, 1906–1965
6 exhibitions
Theo van Doesburg (Christian Emil Marie Küpper)
Dutch, 1883–1931
31 exhibitions
Alexandra Exter
Russian, 1882–1949
11 exhibitions
Lucio Fontana
Italian, born Argentina. 1899–1968
16 exhibitions
Otto Freundlich
German, 1878–1943
3 exhibitions
Naum Gabo
American, born Russia. 1890–1977
28 exhibitions
Fritz Glarner
American, 1899–1972
16 exhibitions
Jean Gorin
French, 1899–1981
2 exhibitions
Camille Graeser
Swiss, 1892–1980
1 exhibition
Gertrude Greene
American, 1904–1956
3 exhibitions
Al Held
American, 1928–2005
15 exhibitions
Auguste Herbin
French, 1882–1960
5 exhibitions
Vilmos Huszar
Dutch, born Hungary. 1884–1960
4 exhibitions
Vasyl' Iermilov
2 exhibitions
Johannes Itten
Swiss, 1888–1967
5 exhibitions
Alfred Jensen
American, 1903–1981
7 exhibitions
Donald Judd
American, 1928–1994
22 exhibitions
Vasily Kandinsky
French, born Russia. 1866–1944
80 exhibitions
Lajos Kassák
Hungarian, 1887–1967
5 exhibitions
Paul Klee
German, born Switzerland. 1879–1940
132 exhibitions
Ivan Kliun
Russian, 1878–1943
5 exhibitions
Gustav Klutsis
Latvian, 1895–1938
16 exhibitions
Ivan Kudriashov
Russian, 1896–1972
1 exhibition
František Kupka
Czech, 1871–1957
37 exhibitions
Mikhail Larionov
Russian, 1881–1964
20 exhibitions
Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret)
French, born Switzerland. 1887–1965
45 exhibitions
Bart Van Der Leck
Dutch, 1876–1958
9 exhibitions
Fernand Léger
French, 1881–1955
110 exhibitions
Willem van Leusden
Dutch, 1886–1974
3 exhibitions
Sol LeWitt
American, 1928–2007
43 exhibitions
El Lissitzky
Russian, 1890–1941
44 exhibitions
Kazimir Malevich
Russian, born Ukraine. 1878–1935
34 exhibitions
Robert Mangold
American, born 1937
12 exhibitions
Paul (Pavel Mansurov) Mansouroff
Russian, 1896–1984
1 exhibition
Filippo Tommaso Marinetti
Italian, 1876–1944
5 exhibitions
Agnes Martin
American, born Canada. 1912–2004
24 exhibitions
Kenneth Martin
British, 1905–1984
2 exhibitions
Mary Martin
British, 1907–1969
1 exhibition
Mikhail Matiushin
Russian, 1861–1934
1 exhibition
John McLaughlin
American, 1898–1976
5 exhibitions
László Moholy-Nagy
American, born Hungary. 1895–1946
73 exhibitions
Piet Mondrian
Dutch, 1872–1944
76 exhibitions
George L. K. Morris
American, 1905–1975
4 exhibitions
Ben Nicholson
British, 1894–1982
18 exhibitions
Willi Baumeister
German, 1889–1955
18 exhibitions
Ad Dekkers
Dutch, 1938–1974
2 exhibitions
Natalia Goncharova
Russian, 1881–1962
20 exhibitions
Ellsworth Kelly
42 exhibitions
Richard Paul Lohse
Swiss, 1902–1988
6 exhibitions
Marlow Moss
British, 1890–1958
1 exhibition
Kenneth Noland
American, 1924–2010
10 exhibitions
David Novros
American, born 1941
4 exhibitions
Victor Pasmore
British, 1908–1998
3 exhibitions
Antoine Pevsner
French, 1886–1962
23 exhibitions
Pablo Picasso
Spanish, 1881–1973
231 exhibitions
Lyubov Popova
Russian, 1889–1924
10 exhibitions
Jean Pougny (Ivan Puni)
Russian, born Finland. 1892–1956
4 exhibitions
Richard Pousette-Dart
American, 1916–1992
8 exhibitions
Ad Reinhardt
American, 1913–1967
21 exhibitions
Bridget Riley
British, born 1931
8 exhibitions
Aleksandr Rodchenko
Russian, 1891–1956
24 exhibitions
Theodore Roszak
American, born Poland. 1907–1981
12 exhibitions
Olga Rozanova
Russian, 1886–1918
6 exhibitions
Robert Ryman
American, born 1930
12 exhibitions
Ludwig Sander
American, 1906–1975
1 exhibition
Oskar Schlemmer
German, 1888–1943
45 exhibitions
Jan J. Schoonhoven
Dutch, 1914–1994
1 exhibition
Kurt Schwitters
German, 1887–1948
56 exhibitions
Victor Servranckx
Belgian, 1897–1965
1 exhibition
Gino Severini
Italian, 1883–1966
25 exhibitions
Charles Sheeler
American, 1883–1965
85 exhibitions
Niles Spencer
American, 1893–1952
25 exhibitions
Frank Stella
American, born 1936
50 exhibitions
Varvara Stepanova
Russian, 1894–1958
4 exhibitions
John Storrs
American, 1885–1956
6 exhibitions
Wladyslaw Strzeminski
Polish, born Belorussia (now Belarus). 1893–1952
2 exhibitions
Sophie Taeuber-Arp
Swiss, 1889–1943
13 exhibitions
Vladimir Tatlin
Russian, 1885–1953
13 exhibitions
Nadezhda Udal'tsova
Russian, 1886–1961
2 exhibitions
Georges Vantongerloo
Belgian, 1886–1965
13 exhibitions
Victor Vasarely
French, 1908–1997
15 exhibitions
Aleksandr Vesnin
Russian, 1883–1959
7 exhibitions
Friedrich Vordemberge-Gildewart
Dutch, born Germany. 1899–1962
7 exhibitions
Charmion von Wiegand
American, 1899–1983
6 exhibitions

New York Times Review of the exhibition

PUBLISHED

8 September 1985

MUSEUMS SET THE TONE IN ARCHITECTURE

By Paul GOLDBERGER

This season in architecture will belong, more than any in years, to the museum. Three museum buildings of national importance will open in the first few weeks of autumn: the National Building Museum - housed in one of Washington's greatest works of 19th-century architecture, the Pension Building -will open its doors Sept. 20; the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College, by the distinguished architect Charles Moore, will make its debut with a weeklong series of events at the end of September, and the Sackler Wing, a major addition to Harvard's Fogg Art Museum and the first museum in the United States by the great British architect James Stirling, will open in October. But it is not only as works of architecture in themselves that museums will hold our attention. The season will be spanned by two major exhibitions - an extensive review of 20th-century American design at the Whitney Museum, which will open Sept. 19 and run through Feb. 16, and an elaborate, wide-ranging retrospective of the work of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe at the Museum of Modern Art from Feb. 5 through April 16, 1986. The exhibition at the Modern, which will draw heavily from the museum's Mies van der Rohe Archive, celebrates the centennial of Mies's birth on March 27, 1886.

New York Times • Arts • page 43 • 1,863 words