Garden City, NY - November 4, 2015 - A revolving exhibit? Yes! Here and Gone: Excerpts from the University Art Collection will be exhibiting gems from the Adelphi University Art Collection. Be sure to come often, as a new succession of treasures will be on view each week. The works will be on view in the Performing Arts Center second floor gallery through December 23, 2015. A curator’s talk will be held on November 17 at 4:00 p.m. in the gallery. All are welcome. Light refreshments will be served.
The Exhibitions Program and the University Art Collection are excited to present Here and Gone which will feature more than 100 selections of works from each of the various collections: prints, paintings, photographs, musical instruments, African implements, sculpture, ceramics and drawings. Be sure not to miss the illustrations of the infamous Albert Dorne, the dramatic painter Joseph Cummings Chase, and the inimitable figure drawings by Calvin Albert, along with the photographs by Robin Bowman, the prints of Audrey Flack, Red Grooms, Risaburo Kimura and Richard Lindner. A myriad of media will be featured including drawings by Julian Levi and Kuniyoshi, sculptures by Nathaniel Kaz, Robert Cronbach and Charles Morrongiello, and the figurative ceramic sculptures of Evelyn Wilson. African ceremonial implements and sculpture from the Frederick and Claire Mebel collection will also be featured as well as musical instruments from our Stoelzer Collection. The prints, paintings and drawings by Department of Art and Art History faculty Richard Vaux, Harry Clayton Davies, Peter Jennerjahn, Milton Goldstein and Robert Cronbach along with alumni Melissa Berrios, Alexandra Diana, Jacqueline Laurita amongst many others will also be highlighted.
In collaboration with the exhibit, students from the undergraduate and graduate Creative Writing Program will be composing written master works relating to the art on view. The works will be collected under the title Ekphrasis, which is defined as a literary description of or commentary on a visual work of art. To view these collaborative compositions, please visit villageofcrickets.org or art-galleries.adelphi.edu.
The Performing Arts Center Gallery is open daily, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. To learn more about the artists and view glimpses of the exhibition, please visit here. Like us on our Facebook page or find us on Twitter.
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New York’s Adelphi University is a nationally ranked, doctoral research university where students succeed by gaining the skills, knowledge and resources to thrive as professionals and active citizens in an interconnected and fast-paced global society. Today, nearly 8,000 students from 38 states and 46 countries pursue degrees in person and online through Adelphi’s eight distinguished schools and programs—the College of Arts and Sciences, the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, the Honors College, the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, the Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, the College of Nursing and Public Health and the School of Social Work. Chartered in 1896, Adelphi is known for offering a personalized education—one is which students are mentored by talented and committed faculty members and readily find opportunities to initiate, innovate, explore and understand. With dynamic learning hubs on Long Island, in Manhattan and in the Hudson Valley, Adelphi serves communities, both regionally and globally, through the research and practice of its faculty, the collaborative initiatives undertaken by its centers and programs, the staging of distinguished cultural events and, most essentially, the education of future leaders and informed citizens.