Nevertheless She Persisted

March 31 – August 14, 2020 (POSTPONED)
David Filderman Gallery

In commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment granting the right to vote to women, this exhibition focuses on the struggles and contributions of women artists. The exhibition will include a range of artistic styles and media from the Hofstra University Museum of Art collection. Artists may include: Berenice Abbott, Diane Arbus, Peggy Bacon, Isabel Bishop, Dorothy Dehner, Perle Fine, Helen Frankenthaler, Natalia Goncharova, Kathe Kollwitz, Lee Krasner, Jane Peterson, Howardina Pinell and Bridget Riley.

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Funding has been provided by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Howardena Pindell

Howardena Pindell (American, born 1943), Untitled #9B (Genesis II), 2007, watercolor, acrylic, thread, ink, oil stick, color pencil, and museum board, 13 x 10 3/4 x 3 in., Hofstra University Museum of Art, gift of the artist, HU2012.51


Related Programs:

Exhibition Reception
Thurs., April 2, 2020 • 4:30-6 p.m.
Location: Emily Lowe Gallery
Behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus

Remarks by Martha Hollander, Professor of Art History, Hofstra University
Free admission. Light refreshments.
Advance registration is recommended.
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FAMILY FUN with ARTful Adventures:
For children ages 5-10 and their adult companions
Fun with Fans!
Sat., April 11, 2020 • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: Emily Lowe Gallery
Behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus
Program fees apply. Advanced registration is required.
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!Women Art Revolution Film Screening
Thursday, April 30, 2020 6:30-8 p.m.
Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus
Through intimate interviews, art, and rarely seen archival film and video footage, !Women Art Revolution reveals how the Feminist Art Movement fused free speech and politics into an art that radically transformed the art and culture of our times.
Admission is free. Advance registration is recommended.
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Fun with Fine Lines
Create your own work of art inspired by Perle Fine’s painting, Convolution, 1966-67, seen in our virtual exhibition Nevertheless She Persisted. Grab some paper, various types of tape and coloring materials (crayons, markers, chalk, watercolors, whatever you have!) and have some Fun with Fine Lines!
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For more information or to register for Museum events please call (516) 463-5672 or see our event calendar.

Gallery Location and Hours

David Filderman Gallery
Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus

Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. • Saturday and Sunday, noon-4 p.m.