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  • Changing Perceptions: World War I and the Visual Arts | September 4-December 14, 2018 | Emily Lowe Gallery, Behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus
  • Hidden in Sight: Photographing Incarceration  - August 14 , 2018 -  March 10, 2019, - David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus

The Disappearing Landscape: Selections from the Hofstra University Museum Collection

January 23- March 18, 2012
David Filderman Gallery


This original exhibition features 27 drawings, paintings, photographs, prints and sculpture from the Museum’s permanent collection created by international artists from the United States, Russia and Japan, among other countries.  The works of art date from the early 19th century to the 21st century.  Featured artists include:  Alexander Calder, Harry Callahan, Lucien Clergue, Currier & Ives, Edwin Dickinson, Sally Gall, April Gornik, James McDougal Hart, Katsushika Hokusai, Donald Resnick, Yevgeny Rukhin, Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin and Michael A. Smith. These works illustrate the artistic need to capture the ever-changing and disappearing global landscape.

Gallery Location and Hours
David Filderman Gallery,
Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library,
Ninth Floor, South Campus
Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, Noon - 5 p.m.

James McDougal Hart, Landscape

James MacDougal Hart, Landscape, 1874, Oil on canvas

  • Currier & Ives, The Mill Dam at Sleepy Hollow

    Currier & Ives, The Mill Dam at Sleepy Hollow, undated, Hand colored lithograph,  HU 64.68

  • Edwin Dickinson, Rocks, Brewster

    Edwin Dickinson, Rocks, Brewster, 1941, Oil on canvas, Gift of Dr. Milton M. Gardner, HU 96.65

  • Harry Callahan, Cape Cod

    Harry Callahan, Cape Cod, 1972, Gelatin silver print, Gift of Long Beach Friends of Hofstra, HU 74.18

  • Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin, The Tall Trees

    IsIvan Ivanovich Shishkin, The Tall Trees, 1865, Oil on canvas, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Anatoly Khilkin, HU924.41

Related Programs*:

Looking at Art
Saturday, February 11, 2012
10:00 am - 12:00 noon
Emily Lowe Gallery, South Campus

*Program fees may apply.  For more information or to register for Museum events please call (516) 463-5672 or click here.


  • Changing Perceptions: World War I and the Visual Arts | September 4-December 14, 2018 | Emily Lowe Gallery, Behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus
  • Hidden in Sight: Photographing Incarceration  - August 14 , 2018 -  March 10, 2019, - David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus