Architecturally, Barcelona is famous for the works of one man- Antoni Gaudi. Although he was certainly prolific and his talent widely acknowledged in his time, Gaudi’s relationship with the city was troubled. Not all his projects met with financial success and his last great project was unfinished at the time of his death. In fact, it remains unfinished to this day, although the final phase of construction is underway.
From E. L. Kirchner to Max Beckmann, artists associated with German Expressionism in the early decades of the twentieth century took up printmaking with a collective dedication and fervor virtually unparalleled in the history of art.
The Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era exhibition at the Whitney Museum features a series of work from the 1960â€™s through 1970â€™s; the artists that range from Andy Warhol to Lucas Samaras. Work from this era are characterized as being a direct reaction to popular culture and instead of art being an activity only to be performed by (and for) the elite, art was created by people from all walks of life.