Original program date: May 11, 2020. NYU Grey Art Gallery’s Lynn Gumpert, Director, and Michèle Wong (Steinhardt ’80), Associate Director | Head of Exhibitions and Collections, discuss the highlights of NYU’s unparalleled and unique Abby Weed Grey Collection of Modern Asian and Middle Eastern Art.
Original program date: March 4, 2020. In conjunction with the exhibition Modernisms: Iranian, Turkish, and Indian Highlights from NYU’s Abby Weed Grey Collection, Lynn Gumpert, Director of the Grey Art Gallery at NYU and Lisa Corrin, Director of the Block Museum of Art, held a conversation on this intrepid woman collector and the way that her legacy might inform global directions for contemporary collectors.
October 22, 2019 by Yunzhi Pan Parviz Tanavoli, Heech, 1972. Bronze on wood base. Grey Art Gallery, New York University Art Collection. Gift of Abby Weed Grey, G1975.54 Located near the center of the Grey Art Gallery’s Modernisms: Iranian, Turkish and Indian Highlights from NYU’s Abby Weed Grey Collection exhibition, Parviz Tanavoli’s bronze sculpture Heech […]
May 14, 2019 by Jacob M. Robinson Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s quick ascent to prominence in the 2020 presidential race demonstrates a remarkable progression for acceptance of the LGBTQ community in the U.S. What five decades ago began as a struggle for the most basic levels of toleration and decency has since expanded to an integration […]
In 1974 Abby Weed Grey established the Grey Art Gallery at New York University both as a permanent home for her art collection and to promote international artistic exchange in an academic setting. The Abby Weed Grey Collection of Modern Asian and Middle Eastern Art at NYU comprises some 700 works produced by artists from […]
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 […]
May 11, 2011 by Ilana Weltman My work in co-curating the Grey Art Gallery’s exhibition Art/Memory/Place: Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire ended in early December. I did not anticipate all the activities I would become involved in after that, which truly wove together my love of history and education. At the Grey’s opening reception […]