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The National Academy Presents The Paradox of Sculpture now through May 3, 2014

NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rarely-seen early works by iconic American masters Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, John Chamberlain, Jim Dine, Roy Lichtenstein, and Jeff Koons are on view at The National Academy, now thru May 3rd.  The Paradox of Sculpture juxtaposes pivotal early works by the art world's biggest names, alongside debuts by exciting new voices honing their talents at the Academy.  Highlights from the renowned figures include Emballages de Revues, an early wrapped magazine by Christo from 1962, the deflated balloons of Warhol's Inflatable Silver Cloud Pillow from 1966, and Rauschenberg's unfolding cardboard boxes French Fried/Captiva Tile from 1971.  More recent show stoppers include Jeff Koons' Inflatable Flower Sculpture from 2000.  Debuts of note are Tess O'Dwyer's aerial triptych in bronze Incest: Remnants of Violence, Jos Stumpe's Keep Me Balanced, a work of concrete and steel, and Mary Mattingly's whimsical Head over Heels in painted aluminum. The juxtaposition of the ultra-famous and the yet-to-be-known creates the show's dynamism.  The show, curated by Filippo Fossati and Maurizio Pellegrin, is free and open to the public.

National Academy, Paradox of Sculpture Exhibition, Tess O'Dwyer, detail from the aerial triptych entitled "Incest: Remnants of Violence", Bronze, Steel, and Wood, New York, 2014

The National Academy, founded in 1825, celebrates the genius of American culture from the Romantic Age to the Digital Age. It is the only organization that integrates a museum, art academy and association of American artists and architects.  Winslow Homer, George Inness, Arshile Gorky, and Willem de Kooning are among the giants who studied at the Academy.  

Magdalena Abakanowicz | Giovanni Anselmo | Arman | Cristina Avello | Larry Bell | Christian Boltanski | Dennis Bourke | Jennifer Brickman |  Chamberlain | Christo | Jacopo Degl'innocenti | Osmeli Delgado | Wim Delvoye | Eric Dietman | Jim Dine | Jiri Georg Dokoupil | Fischli & Weiss | Borinquen Gallo | Gilbert & George | Erol Gunduz | Rand Hardy | Antonius Hockelmann | Clay Ketter | Jeff Koons | Betsy Lawrence | Leonid Lerman |  Lichtenstein | Piero Manzoni | Mary Mattingly | Kenichi Nakajima | Richard Nonas | Tess O'Dwyer | Luigi Ontani | Dennis Oppenheim | Rona Pondick |  Rauschenberg | George Segal | Rhoda Sherbell | Mariana Soares | Keith Sonnier | Daniel Spoerri | Jana Sterbak | Jos Stumpe | Meyer Vaisman | Andy Warhol | Robert Watts

THE PARADOX OF SCULPTURE
Now thru May 3, 2014
THE NATIONAL ACADEMY MUSEUM AND SCHOOL
5 East 89 Street New York, NY 10128 Tel: 212.996.1908

http://www.nationalacademy.org/the-paradox-of-sculpture/

Monday to Thursday 9-8
Friday 9-5; Saturday 9-4
Free admission

Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/77333

CONTACT:  Filippo Fossati, 212-369-4880, Ext. 229, [email protected]

SOURCE The National Academy

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