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Paths to abstraction
1867 - 1917

František Kupka Discs of Newton (Study for ‘Fugue in two colours’) 1912, oil on canvas, 100.3 × 73.7 cm, Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Louise and Walter Arensberg Collection, 1950 (1950.134.122) © František Kupka / ADAGP Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Over 150 pivotal works by the pioneers of modern art… Whistler, Cézanne, Monet, Seurat, Vuillard, Bonnard, Gauguin, Matisse, Derain, Picasso, Kandinsky, Mondrian, Klee, Robert and Sonia Delaunay, Hans Arp and Sophie Taüber-Arp.

Discover the work of the most influential artists of the modern era and how they changed the course of art forever.

Experimenting with colour and form, these artists explored exciting new ways of seeing and imagining.

This major exhibition of over 150 paintings, drawings and prints reveals how abstract art emerged around the world.

The works are on loan from 59 of the most prestigious art collections internationally, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Museu Picasso Barcelona, Centre National d’Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou, Tate Modern and National Gallery of Art, Washington.

Principal sponsor
Ernst & Young

Media partner
JCDecaux The Sydney Morning Herald

Supported by
Qantas Airways Limited Sofitel Luxury Hotels - Sydney Wentworth The President's Council

26 Jun – 19 Sep 2010

$20.00 adult
$15.00 concession
$15.00 member
$55.00 family (2 adults + up to 3 children)
$50.00 season ticket
$40.00 member/concession season ticket
$5.00 student in booked school group
Season ticket also for 'Alfred Stieglitz'

Major exhibition gallery