Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Museum of Art

Art Illuminating the Spirit

Past Exhibitions

Suitcase Paintings

September 27 – October 26, 2008

Organized by Thomas McCormick for the Georgia Museum of Art,Suitcase Paintings presented the work of artists normally associated with large-scale paintings. The exhibition showcased more than 50 canvases under 24 inches that achieve the same emotion and action of larger works. The exhibition featured several well-known Abstract Expressionist painters such as Ralph Arnold, William Baziotes, Franz Kline, Joan Mitchell, and Robert Motherwell.

Image: Franz Kline, Untitled, c. 1958, oil on collage on paper laid down on canvas, 17 3/8 x 14 7/8 inches © 2007 The Franz Kline Estate/Artists Rights Society (ARS) New York, collection of Art Enterprises, Ltd., Chicago.


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