George Condo’s Mental States on View at Rotterdam’s Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen


ROTTERDAM.- This summer Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen presents a major retrospective exhibition of the American artist George Condo. His work is known for its adventurous, imaginative and provocative character. The exhibition features more than sixty paintings and sculptures by this influential artist. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen has a unique collection of works by the Surrealists, including masterpieces by Dalí and Magritte. The work of George Condo (1957) has a surreal quality that complements this collection. The selection of works charts the artist’s development from 1983 to the present day. His paintings and sculptures explore the genre of portraiture, the human physiognomy and various ‘states of mind’. Along with painters such as Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat, Condo was instrumental in the international revival of painting in the 1980s. His astonishing technical ability, stylistic versatility an