The American Academy of Arts and Letters
633 West 155th Street, Audubon Terrace, Broadway between 155 and 156 Streets, 212-368-5900
March 6 - April 6, 2008
Reception: Wednesday, March 5, 5:30 - 8 PM
Over eighty paintings, photographs, sculptures, installations, and works on paper by thirty contemporary artists will be exhibited at the galleries of the American Academy of Arts and Letters on historic Audubon Terrace (Broadway between 155 and 156 Streets) from Thursday, March 6 through Sunday, April 6, 2008. Exhibiting artists were chosen from a pool of more than 150 artists nominated by the 250 members of the Academy, America’s most prestigious society of architects, artists, writers, and composers.
The Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts will feature many new works on view for the first time in New York, including installations by Heide Fasnacht, Ann Hamilton, and Gillian Jagger; paintings by Susanna Coffey, David Moreno, John Torreano, Marc Trujillo, and Jack Whitten; sculptures by John Beech, Chris Hanson & Hendrika Sonnenberg, Justen Ladda, and Ledelle Moe; and photographs by Bruce Davidson.
Painters: Susanna Coffey, Anna Conway, Llyn Foulkes, Ron Gorchov, Mark Greenwold, Eric Holzman, Anna Hostvedt, Ying Li, Judith Linhares, Gordon Moore, Susan Smith, Andrew Spence, John Torreano, Marc Trujillo, Jack Whitten, Trevor Winkfield, and Robert Yasuda. Installation and mixed-media artists: John Beech, Mel Chin, Heide Fasnacht, Ann Hamilton, Gillian Jagger, and David Moreno. Photographer: Bruce Davidson. Sculptors: Chris Hanson & Hendrika Sonnenberg, Justen Ladda, Charles Long, Ledelle Moe, and Lee Tribe.