A-list office art in Iowa exhibition

  • May 03, 2010 13:02

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Toulouse-Lautrec in the John Deere Collection.

Since the 1960s, the John Deere Company has decked out their Eero Saarinen-designed headquarters in Moline, Ill., with works by international A-listers such as Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Marc Chagall and the Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz.

Their focus expanded to include a wide swath of artists from Regionalist Grant Wood to Croatian modernists.

The company's acquisition strategy focused on the company's growing worldwide reach, and the show at the Figge Art Museum, "Global Currents," through Oct. 24, showcases the collection's international scope.

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