Constructing Paradise

There has been a long history of Western artists discovering and re-discovering the exotic. At the Austrian Cultural Forum New York, a remarkable cultural space in Midtown, the show “Constructing Paradise” examines the impulse to romanticize foreign cultures, landscapes, and points of view. Artists as well known as Paul Gauguin, Oskar Kokoschka, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Mickalene Thomas and Mark Dion are included.

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