Hofstra University Museum of Art

Yonia Fain: Remembrance

Yonia Fain: Remembrance
April 19 - August 3, 2012
Emily Lowe Gallery

This original retrospective exhibition features the artist Yonia Fain (retired Hofstra University professor of art history and humanities) focusing on the period of his work dating from 1959 to the present. Through Fain’s art and poetry, he pays tribute to the memories of those lost during the Holocaust, employing powerful visual imagery and messages that simultaneously relate the Holocaust’s despair and its atrocities while expressing key themes of survival and hope. The exhibit includes works by those who influenced the artist, such as Diego Rivera and Rufino Tamayo.

Yonia Fain is also an acclaimed poet. He served for many years as the President of the Yiddish Pen Society and has been honored by the State of Israel for his poetry and books such as A Gallow Under the Stars, and The Fifth Season.

Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus

Tuesday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Summer Hours (May 21 - August 3, 2012)
Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed Saturdays and Sundays

View a Verizon FiOS interview
with the artist Yonia Fain.
Yonia Fain: Holocaust

Yonia Fain, Holocaust, n.d., oil on linen

Related Programs:

Opening Reception
Thursday, April 19, 2012
2:00 pm
Emily Lowe Gallery

The Hevreh Ensemble
Sunday, April 22, 2012
3:00 pm
Emily Lowe Gallery

Sketching in the Gallery
Wednesdays, April 25 - August 1, 2012
11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Emily Lowe Gallery

Yonia Fain: The Eye of the Storm
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
12:00 - 12:30 pm
Emily Lowe Gallery

Shirley Romaine: Bitter Herbs and Honey
Thursday, May 3, 2012
3:00 pm
Emily Lowe Gallery

Yonia Fain: The Eye of the Storm
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Emily Lowe Gallery

Inspired by Remembrance: A Poetry Workshop With Connie Roberts
Thursday, May 10, 2012
3:00 - 5:00 pm
Emily Lowe Gallery

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