The career of figurative Expressionist Leon Golub (1922–2004) is recalled in all of its furious glory in this wide-ranging survey. Golub, whose paintings combined modern and classical themes, was an unabashed man of the left, a speaker of truth to power who decried war and torture in a style of paint-handling that was a violent as the subjects of his attacks.
May 23 — May 27, 2018
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Photograph: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, © The Nancy Spero and Leon Golub Foundation for the Arts/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY