«Colour after Klein» at the Barbican centre

Anish Kapoor. Part of the Red. 1981

«Colour after Klein» exhibition is on view through September 11 at the Barbican centre in London. This major exhibition reassesses the powerful and important place of colour in contemporary art, offering a fresh way of experiencing iconic works of painting, installation, photography and sculpture by the most renowned artists of XX and XXI century.

The exhibition starts with an important group of Yves Klein paintings and highlights colour’s relationship to desire, the body and utopias. Just remember Yves Klein famously claiming the blue sky as his first artwork or Andy Warhol describing love as a pink cake. «Colour after Klein» features the works of somewhat twenty significant contemporary artist including Yves Klein, Louise Bourgeois, Bas Jan Ader, William Eggleston, Spencer Finch, Anish Kapoor, Pipilotti Rist, Anri Sala, James Turrell, Gerhard Richter and Andy Warhol.

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