The American Dream

19 november 2017 - 27 may 2018

You no longer need to cross the ocean to experience the American Dream: the Drents Museum and the Kunsthalle Emden have joined forces to mount the international double exhibition The American Dream. This spectacular survey of American Realism from 1945 to the present is on view simultaneously in Assen (The Netherlands) and Emden (Germany). Leading artists including Edward Hopper, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Chuck Close guide your journey through the art, culture, and history of post-war America. This is an exclusive for the museums: such an extensive survey of American Realism has never before been shown in Europe.


The Exhibition

Experience post-war America through the eyes of major artists, including Hopper, Lichtenstein, Close, Warhol, Wyeth, Katz, Neel, Rockwell, Oldenburg and many others. These works have been brought together in Europe for the first time in spectacular pendant exhibitions exploring American Realism.

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Online Tickets

Do you want to plan your visit now? You can purchase your ticket(s) to The American Dream in Assen or Emden online! Combination tickets to both exhibitions are also available at the Drents Museum