NYU Art Collection

Mostly New: Selections from the NYU Art Collection Opening spring 2022 at New York University’s Grey Art Gallery Mostly New: Selections from the NYU Art Collection presents a compelling sampling comprising more than 90 artworks by nearly 60 artists. Curated by the Grey Art Gallery’s Lynn Gumpert and Michèle Wong, the exhibition highlights recent acquisitions […]

Collection Spotlight: Romare Bearden

October 6, 2020 By Géranne Darbouze Within the NYU Art Collection is found an unusual watercolor, one clearly inspired by the Cubist art movement of the 20th century as well as by African masks—a work composed of a puzzle-like array of geometric shapes coming together to form an image that seems to be all at […]

Collection Spotlight: Norman Bluhm and Frank O’Hara’s “Poem-Paintings”

May 20, 2020 By Luke Campbell In the artistic whirlpool of the New York School—a coterie of painters, poets, dancers, musicians, and photographers in mid-20th-century New York City—a poet and a painter got together and splashed words and paint on sheets of paper. The poet Frank O’Hara—also an art critic and curator, and the personable […]