Rebels: Painters and Poets of the 1950s

February 24, 1996 – June 2, 1996

National Portrait Gallery
8th and G Streets, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor, Galleries 108, 109 & Corridors 111-113

See on Map Floor Plan

This 2-part exhibition focuses on the lives and works of 4 interlocking circles of avant-garde poets, and chronicles the major artists of the New York School. Poets featured include Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Artists represented include Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, and Franz Kline, among others.