Going Public: Florida Collectors Celebrate the Norton

From left: Matthew Barney, Cremaster 3: Bretheren, 2002; Edward Ruscha, Swollen Tune, 1997; and Sigmar Polke, Igloo, 1983

This exhibition comprises loans of approximately 50 rarely seen works from prestigious private South Florida collections. These remarkable artworks from Norton supporters convey the breadth of the exceptional collections in the area, and will inaugurate several of the new galleries. Some loans also will be integrated into the Museum’s American, Chinese, Contemporary, European, and Photography collection galleries. Artists represented in this exhibition include Romare Bearden, Mary Cassatt, Nick Cave, Bruce Conner, Jean Dubuffet, Robert Henri, Winslow Homer, Anselm Kiefer, Roy Lichtenstein, Fairfield Porter, Edward Ruscha, Jenny Saville, Kara Walker, James Whistler, and many others. All five Norton curators are contributing to this expansive exhibition.

Exhibition Highlights

Organized by the Norton Museum of Art. This exhibition was made possible by the generosity of Phillips. additional support was provided by the Milton and Sheila Fine Endowment for Contemporary Art and the Dr. Henry and Lois Foster Endowment for the Exhibition of Contemporary Art.