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  • Robert Moskowitz

    Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

    This is the first retrospective exhibition for New York painter Robert Moskowitz. Organized by Ned Rifkin, it provides an important occasion to assess the work of an artist who received a flurry of attention in the early 60s, only to be largely ignored by the end of the decade. Nonetheless, Moskowitz persisted, slowly developing an underground reputation, finally regaining public attention since his inclusion in the Whitney Museum’s “New Image Painting” exhibition in 1979. His initial success began with an impressive series of works juxtaposing objects and faint painterly gestures. In Untitled

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