On the Road

Once Upon a Time in America: Three Centuries of US-American Art

  • Wallraf-Richartz Museum and Foundation, Cologne, Germany
  • November 23, 2018 - March 24, 2019
“The After Glow” by Frederic E. Church, November 1867, oil on canvas 31 1/4 x 48 3/4 in., OL.1981.48

In Winter 2018/19 the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum will present a large survey exhibition dedicated to US American art from 1650 to 1950. The show begins with works extending from the colonial era to the masters of American Realism, and ends with examples of Abstract Expressionism. For its exhibition Once Upon a Time in America, the Wallraf is bringing to Cologne over 120 loans from the most celebrated collections and museums in the United States and Europe. The majority have never or only rarely be seen in Germany. Read more.

Frederic Edwin Church, The After Glow, c. 1867. Oil on canvas, 31 ¼ x 48 ¾ inches. OL.1981.48.A.B