The 1970's: New American Painting
June 15 1979 – February 10 1981
Organized by The New Museum at the invitation of the International Communication Agency of the U.S. Government, “The 1970s: New American Painting” featured the work of 42 American painters who gained recognition or became influential in the 1970’s. The work in this traveling exhibition highlighted the diversity of expression and a multiplicity of approaches by painters throughout the United States from 1970 through 1978. The exhibition was part of a larger presentation of American culture, “America Now: A Look at the Arts in the ‘70’s,” that was shown in Copenhagen and North Jutland, Denmark; Belgrade, Yugoslavia; Zagreb and Ljubljana, Yugoslavia; Cagliari, Sardinia; Palermo, Italy; Budapest, Hungary; Warsaw, Poland; and Prague, Czechoslovakia.