AMERICANS IN PARIS: ARTISTS WORKING IN POSTWAR FRANCE, 1946–1962 [Download Press Release] Americans in Paris: Artists Working in Postwar France, 1946–1962, the first major exhibition to examine the historical impact of the expatriate art scene in Paris after World War II, opens on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at the Grey Art Museum at New York […]
[Download Press Release] After nearly a half century on Washington Square, the Grey Art Gallery, New York University’s fine arts museum, will reopen in a purpose-designed, larger, and more visible space at 18 Cooper Square in lower Manhattan on Friday, March 2, 2024. With this transformational move, the Grey will be renamed the Grey […]
NEW HOME FOR THE GREY ART GALLERY, NYU’S FINE ARTS MUSEUM NYU’s Grey Art Gallery, a Downtown Jewel Among NYC’s Art Museums, Will Move to a Larger Space in Cooper Square, East Village Contact: Aliese Andersen Volk firstname.lastname@example.org 212/998-6782 [Download Press Release] The Grey Art Gallery, New York University’s widely admired fine arts museum, will […]
EXHIBITION FOCUSES ON NEW YORK UNIVERSITY’S LANDMARK ART COLLECTION Mostly New: Selections from the NYU Art Collection March 21–June 17, 2022 Extended through fall 2022 Contact: Allegra Favila email@example.com 212/998-6789 [Download Press Release] The Grey Art Gallery at New York University is pleased to present Mostly New: Selections from the NYU Art Collection, the museum’s […]
WORKS ON PAPER FROM THE NYU ART COLLECTION Too little known is the Grey Art Gallery’s permanent art collection. New York University students, faculty, and staff might be familiar with some parts of it—over 800 works from the collection are installed throughout the campus. The collection dates back to 1958, when Department of Art Education […]
March 27, 2020—We are profoundly sad to announce that the upcoming exhibition, Anne Brigman: A Visionary in Modern Photography, is now cancelled. Read the full announcement from Lynn Gumpert, Director of the Grey Art Gallery, here. EXHIBITION REDISCOVERS RADICAL IMAGES FROM EARLY 20TH-CENTURY FEMALE PHOTOGRAPHER Anne Brigman: A Visionary in Modern Photography April 21–July 11, […]
Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s–1980s explores the development of abstraction in the Arab world via paintings, sculpture, and works on paper dating from the 1950s through the 1980s. By looking critically at the history and historiography of mid-20th century abstraction, the exhibition considers art from North Africa and West Asia as integral to the discourse on global modernism. At its heart, the project raises a fundamental art historical question: How do we study abstraction across different contexts and what models of analysis do we use?
Drawing on its remarkable collection of modern Iranian, Indian, and Turkish art, the Grey Art Gallery at New York University presents Modernisms: Iranian, Turkish, and Indian Highlights from NYU’s Abby Weed Grey Collection. Featuring approximately thirty to forty artworks from each country, the exhibition examines the artistic practices in Iran, Turkey, and India, from the 1960s and early ’70s via selections from the Abby Weed Grey Collection of Modern Asian and Middle Eastern Art.
Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprisings, Art after Stonewall, 1969–1989 is a long-awaited and groundbreaking survey that features over 200 works of art and related visual materials exploring the impact of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) liberation movement on visual culture. Presented in two parts—at New York University’s Grey Art Gallery and the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art—the exhibition features artworks by openly LGBTQ artists such as Vaginal Davis, Louise Fishman, Nan Goldin, Lyle Ashton Harris, Barbara Hammer, Holly Hughes, Greer Lankton, Robert Mapplethorpe, Catherine Opie, Joan Snyder, and Andy Warhol. On view at the Grey Art Gallery from April 24 through July 20, 2019 and at the Leslie-Lohman Museum from April 24 through July 21, 2019, the exhibition is organized by the Columbus Museum of Art.
For centuries, Greek and Roman myths have inspired artists. New York University’s Grey Art Gallery is pleased to present a solo museum exhibition of the New York–based octogenarian artist Wally Reinhardt, who continues in this time-honored tradition. On view from January 9 through April 6, 2019 in the Grey’s Lower Level Gallery, Metamorphoses: Ovid According to Wally Reinhardt features some 50 watercolor, gouache, and colored pencil illustrations from a series that numbers nearly 200. Reinhardt, who began working on this project in 1984, has focused solely on interpreting Ovid’s most acclaimed work of Latin poetry, Metamorphoses.