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  • Converging Voices: Gender and Identity
  • Andy Warhol

Where the Island Begins
Artists of Long Island's Western Shore

June 7 - August 31, 2004
Lowenfeld Exhibition Hall
10th floor, Axinn Library

David Konigsberg, Guest Curator


This exhibition of contemporary art from the vibrant western shores of Long Island--otherwise known as Brooklyn--focuses on the artist neighborhoods of Red Hook and Gowanus. It includes drawings, paintings, prints and photographs from a range of local working artists, including:

  • Hovey Brock
  • Beth Caspar
  • David Konigsberg
  • Jeff Leonard
  • Richard Mock
  • Don Muchow
  • Margaret Neill
  • Elizabeth O'Reilly
  • Robert Salmieri
  • Joni Sternbach

Where the Island Begins

  • Hovey Brock
    Notre Dame, 2004
    Watercolor on panel
    Courtesy of Jeffrey Coploff Fine Art Ltd.,
    New York, NY

  • Beth Caspar
    Morphed Squares #18, 2003
    Graphite on paper
    Courtesy of the artist

  • David Konigsberg
    Expecting You, 2003
    Oil and encaustic on panel
    Courtesy of Allen Sheppard Gallery,
    New York, NY

  • Jeff Leonard
    Untitled
    Oil, pigment and resin on panel

  • Richard Mock
    Gentrification, 2001
    Linoleum cut
    Courtesy of the artist

  • Don Muchow
    Under Hamilton, 2003
    Silver gelatin print
    Courtesy of the artist

  • Margaret Neill
    Rebound, 2003
    Oil on canvas
    Courtesy of Metaphor
    Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY

  • Elizabeth O'Reilly
    Blue Truck, 3rd St. Gowanus, 2003
    Oil on panel
    Courtesy of George Billis Gallery,
    New York, NY

  • Robert Salmieri
    In Flight, 2003
    Oil on aluminum
    Courtesy of the artist

  • Joni Sternbach
    02.07.09 #25, 2002
    Silver gelatin print
    Courtesy of the artist


  • Converging Voices: Gender and Identity
  • Andy Warhol