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George Segal, A Retrospective: Sculptures, Paintings, Drawings

February 19, 1998 – May 17, 1998

Museum: Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden

Location: Second Floor

62 works, including plaster figurative tableaux, created by this American artist (b. 1924) since 1950, are on view. Also included are pastels of nudes from the late 1950s, a transitional work entitled The Legends of Lot (1958), mixed-media sculptures from the 1960s and 70s Pop Art era, wall pieces from the 1970s and 80s, and gray-toned works from the 1990s. Segal recently created three works--Appalachian Farm Couple 1936, Depression Bread Line, and Fireside Chat--for the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial (which opened May 1, 1997).  

Catalogue (English/French): $39.95 (cloth)

See January 1998 Smithsonian magazine, p.54-62