The Cool and the Cold. Painting in the USA and the USSR 1960–1990

The Cool and the Cold. Painting in the USA and the USSR 1960–1990

September 17, 2021 to January 09, 2022

The exhibition «The Cool and the Cold» in Berlin's Martin-Gropius-Bau critically examines American Pop Art and art from the Soviet Union.

  • The Cool and the Cold. Malerei aus den USA und der UdSSR 1960–1990 (1)© Foto: Anne Gold
    Semen Fajbisovič, Junge und Mädchen, 1988
  • The Cool and the Cold. Malerei aus den USA und der UdSSR 1960–1990 (4)© Estate of Roy Lichtenstein & VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019
    Roy Lichtenstein, Hopeless, 1963
  • The Cool and the Cold. Malerei aus den USA und der UdSSR 1960–1990 (3)© Ralph Goings
    Jurij Korolev, Kosmonauten, 1982
  • The Cool and the Cold. Malerei aus den USA und der UdSSR 1960–1990 (2)© Helen Frankenthaler Foundation Inc. / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2020
    Helen Frankenthaler Salome, 1978

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Under the title «The Cool and the Cold. Painting in the USA and the USSR 1960–1990: Ludwig Collection», works by Andy Warhol, Ilya Kabakov, Erik Bulatov, Lee Lozano, Jackson Pollock, Helen Frankenthaler, Viktor Pivovarov, Natalya Nesterova and Ivan Čujkov from the Ludwig Collection, among others, are brought into relation with each other. The show examines how artists from both sides of the East-West conflict reacted to political and aesthetic questions of their time.

At a glance

What: The Cool and the Cold. Painting in the USA and the USSR 1960–1990: Ludwig Collection
When: September 17, 2021 to January 09, 2022
Where:Martin-Gropius-Bau
Opening hours: Wed-Mon 10-19 (closed on 24 and 31 December)
Entry fee: 15 Euro, reduced 10 Euro
Tickets:Get tickets on berlin.de

Martin-Gropius-Bau

Eduardo Paolozzi
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| Last edited: 9. October 2020