Wayne Thiebaud’s paintings of cake helped develop American Pop Art in the 1960s.
He won the Guggenheim Fellowship and studied under Constantin Brancusi. He designed dance sets for Martha Graham and George Balanchine. He had an affair with Frida Kahlo. He designed gardens for UNESCO and sculptures for Wall Street And, he invented the coffee table.
Take a deeper look at the Apotheosis of Washington at the US Capital Rotunda.
Exploring Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks and various pop culture parodies.