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Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection

Braun, Emily and Rebecca Rabinow eds. (2014)

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AAMC Award for Excellence, First Place Catalogue/Publication category (2014)
Henry Allen Moe Prize, Winner (2015)

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Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection
October 10th 2014–February 16th 2015

Cubism, the most influential art movement of the early twentieth century, still resonates today. It destroyed traditional illusionism in painting and radically changed the way we see the world. The Leonard A. Lauder Collection, unsurpassed in its holdings of Cubist art, is now a promised gift to the Museum. On the occasion of this exhibition, the Collection will be shown in public for the first time—eighty paintings, collages, drawings, and sculpture by the four preeminent Cubist artists: Georges Braque (French, 1882–1963), Juan Gris (Spanish, 1887–1927), Fernand Léger (French, 1881–1955), and Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973).

Learn more about The Leonard A. Lauder Collection at The Met's
Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art.