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Paradise Lost / Paradise Regained: American Visions of the New Decade

Paradise Lost / Paradise Regained: American Visions of the New Decade

Exhibitions
Paradise Lost / Paradise Regained: American Visions of the New Decade
June 10 – September 30 1984
Paradise Lost/Paradise Regained: American Visions of the New Decade Organized by Lynn Gumpert, Ned Rifkin, and Marcia Tucker, commissioners of the U.S. Pavillion, 41st Venice Biennale; occurred off site at the U.S. Pavillion, 41st Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

“The notion of Earthly Paradise, of the Golden Age, of a Utopian existence, is important to an understanding of much contemporary painting in America today because it symbolizes a national longing for peace and security at a time when artists are seeking to reinvest the world with meaning.” -Lynn Gumpert, Ned Rifkin, and Marcia Tucker, Paradise Lost/Paradise Regained catalogue
June 10 – September 30 1984

Thematic exhibitions