The Inaugural Exhibition

September 2006—January 2009

The Inaugural Exhibition showcased iconic paintings, sculptures, and works on paper by American and European artists dating from the post-World War II period. Organized chronologically, the exhibition included works from the 1940s through the 1990s, offering a snapshot of the breadth of Glenstone’s collection.

Exhibition Preview

    • Untitled
      Ellsworth Kelly
      Untitled, 2005
      On ViewKelly2005
    • Contour 290
      Richard Serra
      Contour 290, 2004
      On ViewSerra2004
    • Sylvester
      Richard Serra
      Sylvester, 2001
      On ViewSerra2001
    • Untitled
      Christopher Wool
      Untitled, 1990
      Wool1990
    • Jerusalem
      Anselm Kiefer
      Jerusalem, 1986
      Kiefer1986
    • New Hoover Convertibles, Green, Brown, Red, Brown, New Hoover Deluxe Shampoo Polishers, Yellow, Brown Doubledecker
      Jeff Koons
      New Hoover Convertibles, Green, Brown, Red, Brown, New Hoover Deluxe Shampoo Polishers, Yellow, Brown Doubledecker, 1981–1987
      Koons1981
    • Orpheus (Du Unendliche Spur), </i>Rome
      Cy Twombly
      Orpheus (Du Unendliche Spur), Rome, 1979
      Twombly1979
    • Screams of Children Come from Seagulls
      Willem de Kooning
      Screams of Children Come from Seagulls, 1975
      de Kooning1975
    • Smug
      Tony Smith
      Smug, 1973/2005
      On ViewSmith1973
    • Chatham V: Red Blue
      Ellsworth Kelly
      Chatham V: Red Blue, 1971
      Kelly1971
    • Untitled
      Donald Judd
      Untitled, 1970
      Judd1970
    • Black White
      Ellsworth Kelly
      Black White, 1968
      Kelly1968
    • Adios
      Ed Ruscha
      Adios, 1967
      Ruscha1967
    • 4:1 (For David Novros)
      Brice Marden
      4:1 (For David Novros), 1966
      Marden1966
    • Pilgrimage
      Agnes Martin
      Pilgrimage, 1966
      On ViewMartin1966
    • Large Flowers
      Andy Warhol
      Large Flowers, 1964
      On ViewWarhol1964
    • Gold Standard
      Robert Rauschenberg
      Gold Standard, 1964
      On ViewRauschenberg1964
    • Ries
      Sigmar Polke
      Ries, 1964
      Polke1964
    • Nunca Pasa Nada </i> (Nothing Ever Happens)
      Frank Stella
      Nunca Pasa Nada (Nothing Ever Happens), 1964
      Stella1964
    • Untitled
      Robert Ryman
      Untitled, 1964
      Ryman1964
    • Bicycle
      Robert Rauschenberg
      Bicycle, 1963
      Rauschenberg1963
    • Untitled Blue Sponge Relief (RE 21)
      Yves Klein
      Untitled Blue Sponge Relief (RE 21), 1960
      On ViewKlein1960
    • Hillbilly Galoot
      John Chamberlain
      Hillbilly Galoot, 1960
      Chamberlain1960
    • Bethlehem’s Hospital
      Frank Stella
      Bethlehem’s Hospital, 1959
      On ViewStella1959
    • No. 9 (White and Black on Wine)
      Mark Rothko
      No. 9 (White and Black on Wine), 1958
      On ViewRothko1958
    • Flag on an Orange Field II
      Jasper Johns
      Flag on an Orange Field II, 1958
      On ViewJohns1958
    • Untitled
      Franz Kline
      Untitled, 1957
      On ViewKline1957
    • January 1st
      Willem de Kooning
      January 1st, 1956
      On Viewde Kooning1956
    • Monumental Woman
      Willem de Kooning
      Monumental Woman, 1954
      de Kooning1954
    • Frieze
      Jackson Pollock
      Frieze, 1953-1955
      Pollock1953
    • Woman
      Willem de Kooning
      Woman, 1953
      de Kooning1953
    • Woman
      Willem de Kooning
      Woman, 1953
      de Kooning1953
    • Number 3
      Jackson Pollock
      Number 3, 1952
      Pollock1952
    • Painting for a White Wall
      Ellsworth Kelly
      Painting for a White Wall, 1952
      Kelly1952
    • Number 1
      Jackson Pollock
      Number 1, 1952
      On ViewPollock1952
    • Women Seated and Standing
      Willem de Kooning
      Women Seated and Standing, 1952
      de Kooning1952
    • Woman
      Willem de Kooning
      Woman, 1952
      de Kooning1952
    • Two Women IV
      Willem de Kooning
      Two Women IV, 1952
      de Kooning1952
    • Spectrum Colors Arranged by Chance VII
      Ellsworth Kelly
      Spectrum Colors Arranged by Chance VII, 1951
      Kelly1951
    • Untitled
      Jackson Pollock
      Untitled, 1951
      Pollock1951
    • Study for “Window I”
      Ellsworth Kelly
      Study for “Window I”, 1949
      Kelly1949
    • 1949-A, No. 2
      Clyfford Still
      1949-A, No. 2, 1949
      On ViewStill1949
    • Untitled (Medici Princess)
      Joseph Cornell
      Untitled (Medici Princess), 1948
      Cornell1948
    • L’Homme au doigt </i> (Man Pointing)
      Alberto Giacometti
      L’Homme au doigt (Man Pointing), 1947
      On ViewGiacometti1947
    • Untitled </i> (Three Figures)
      Willem de Kooning
      Untitled (Three Figures), 1947
      de Kooning1947
    • Something of the Past
      Jackson Pollock
      Something of the Past, 1946
      Pollock1946
    • Baby Flat Top
      Alexander Calder
      Baby Flat Top, 1946
      On ViewCalder1946
    • Untitled
      Jackson Pollock
      Untitled, 1944
      Pollock1944
    • Untitled
      Arshile Gorky
      Untitled, 1944
      Gorky1944
    • Drawing
      Arshile Gorky
      Drawing, 1943
      Gorky1943
    • Untitled (Pinturicchio Boy)
      Joseph Cornell
      Untitled (Pinturicchio Boy), 1942–1952
      Cornell1942
    • Untitled
      Alexander Calder
      Untitled, c. 1941
      Calder1941
    • La Demoiselle
      Alexander Calder
      La Demoiselle, 1939
      Calder1939
    • Jeannette V
      Henri Matisse
      Jeannette V, 1913
      Matisse1913
    • Jeannette IV
      Henri Matisse
      Jeannette IV, 1911
      Matisse1911
    • Jeannette III
      Henri Matisse
      Jeannette III, 1911
      Matisse1911
    • Jeannette II
      Henri Matisse
      Jeannette II, 1910
      Matisse1910
    • Jeannette I
      Henri Matisse
      Jeannette I, 1910
      Matisse1910
    • Untitled (Bolsena)
      Cy Twombly
      Untitled (Bolsena)
      Twombly