Violet Holdings: LGBTQ+ Highlights from the NYU Special Collections at Bobst NYU Bobst Library 70 Washington Square South Ground floor April 22 – December 31, 2019 Gay and Lesbian Pulp Fiction Collection. Photo courtesy of Fales Library.
Wally Reinhardt reviewed in The New York Times the week of March 6, 2019.
March 4, 2019 by Reshma Persaud We are delighted to kick off a new season of The Grey Area with an exciting interview with Dennis Geronimus, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Art History at NYU. In addition to serving as professor and mentor to many students, including myself, he has authored numerous […]
In the early hours of June 28, 1969, only blocks from NYU’s Washington Square campus, the Stonewall riots began, helping to launch the modern LGBTQ+ movement. The lives of generations of NYU faculty, students, administrators, and alumni have intersected with and contributed to this movement, in groundbreaking change and heartbreaking loss. Fifty years later, join […]
Tom L. Freudenheim reviews Fritz Ascher: Expressionist for the Wall Street Journal.
"NeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932–1960" reviewed in The New York Times by Jillian Steinhauer.
Postwar Italian photograph the Met's collection will be on view from September 18, 208–January 15, 2019 at the Met Fifth Avenue, in conjunction with NeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932–1960.
By Shiva Balaghi, December 2008 “People moving along Tehran’s Pahlavi Avenue (now renamed Vali-‘Asr Avenue) in 1960,” recalled Parviz Tanavoli, “would have seen a gigantic sculpture on the balcony of one of the apartments that overlooked the street. Constructed from scrap metal, this assemblage depicted a man embracing a deer. The deer’s antlers were made […]
By Shiva Balaghi, December 2008 A textured black background merges into two abstract spheres—one layered in cold hues of blue and white, the other in warm hues of ochre and brown—evoking a night sky that contains within it the celestial bodies. Closer inspection of the surface of Siah Armajani’s painting Prayer for the Sun (1962) reveals […]
How did a self-described “dyed-in-the-wool Midwesterner” residing in St. Paul, Minnesota, come to donate over two hundred works of modern Iranian art to New York University (NYU)? Indeed, this group of works—part of The Abby Weed Grey Collection of Modern Asian and Middle Eastern Art at the Grey Art Gallery—constitutes the largest public holding of […]