Monday, February 26, 2007

Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts at American Academy

Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts at American Academy


Warren Isensee, High Beam, 2006, Oil on canvas, 35" x 60", Courtesy of the artist and Danese Gallery, NY.

NEW YORK.- Eighty-six paintings, photographs, sculptures, installations, and works on paper by 34 contemporary artists will be on view at the galleries of the American Academy of Arts and Letters on historic Audubon Terrace (Broadway between 155 and 156 Streets) from Thursday, March 8 through Sunday, April 1, 2007. Exhibiting artists were chosen from a pool of more than 150 artists nominated by the 250 members of the Academy, America’s most prestigious society of architects, artists, writers, and composers.

The Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts will feature many new works on view for the first time in New York, including paintings by Warren Isensee and Dana Schutz, sculptures by Charlotte Becket and William Ryman, and installations by Sarah Oppenheimer, Soo Sunny Park, and Andy Yoder.

Exhibition artists: Painters and Graphic Artists: Clytie Alexander, Robert Bordo, Sally Hazelet Drummond, Manny Farber, Mark Ferguson, Jackie Gendel, Juan Gomez, Julian Hatton, Frances Hynes, Warren Isensee, Christine Lafuente, Mel Leipzig, Stephen Mueller, Emily Nelligan, Ann Pibal, David Salle, Dana Schutz, Susan Shatter, Cynthia Westwood, and Alexi Worth. Installation and mixed-media artists: Sarah Oppenheimer, Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle, Soo Sunny Park, Andy Yoder, and Emna Zghal. Photographers: Saul Leiter and Sally Mann. Sculptors: Charlotte Becket, Lawrence Fane, Joe Fig, Bryan Hunt, Grace Knowlton, Cordy Ryman, and William Ryman.


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