From the Hand: Drawings From the Hofstra University Museum Collection
June 8 - September 11, 2011
David Filderman Gallery
An artist may create works of art in a broad range of media but an artistic idea often begins with a drawing. Drawings, whether created in pencil, ink or pastel, exhibit a greater immediacy and closer connection to the artist. They can be studies for another work in a different medium, incomplete ideas or finished images. This exhibition highlights some of the remarkable drawings from the Hofstra University Museum’s permanent collection. Artists represented will include Benny Andrews, Leonard Baskin, Jean Cocteau, Arthur Bowen Davies, Harvey Dinnerstein, Arthur Gibbons, Charles Dana Gibson, Wolf Kahn, Ezio Martinelli, Philip Pearlstein, Diego Rivera, Norman Rockwell, George Romney, Burton Silverman, Isaac Soyer, Abraham Walkowitz and Benjamin West.
Gallery Location and Hours
David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus
Monday - Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Benjamin West, Man Throwing Stone, c. 1785-1800, Red chalk on paper, 10 1/4 x 12 in.,Gift of Dr. Milton M. Gardner, HU89.41
Charles Dana Gibson, Urchins with Snowballs/Snowballing, 1920s, Ink and pencil on board, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Weingrow, HU81.50
Norman Rockwell, Study for Old Man and Boy: Halloween, c. 1945, Charcoal on paper, Gift of Mr. James Gaboda, HU84.53
Abraham Walkowitz, Number 10, 1916, India ink on paper, Gift of Gladys and Julius Reiner, HU75.16