Exhibition Reception hosted by Hofstra University President
Join the Hofstra University Museum for an Exhibition Reception hosted by Hofstra University President, Stuart Rabinowitz with special guest speaker contemporary artist Howardena Pindell on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, from 5-7 p.m. at the Emily Lowe Gallery.
This anniversary exhibition, 50/50: Celebrating Fifty Years of the Hofstra University Museum, highlights the breadth and depth of the collection through just 50 of the 605 acquisitions donated since 2006. The featured works include paintings, prints, photographs and drawings by 20th and 21st century American, Latino and European artists such as Luis Cruz Azaceta, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Stanley Brodsky, Lucien Clergue, Yonia Fain, April Gornick, Robert Kipniss, Howardena Pindell, Robert Rauschenberg, Donald Resnick, Alison Saar, W. Eugene Smith and Stanley Twardowicz, among others. Additionally, the exhibition includes Pre-Columbian figures and vessels as well as early to mid 20th-century African masks.
The exhibition runs from Tuesday, February 5 through Thursday, March 28, 2013.
Light refreshments will be served at the reception.
Alison Saar (American, born 1956)
Stride Piano, 1993
Woodcut, 21.5 x 14.5 in.
Hofstra University Museum Collections
Gift of Judith A. Jedlicka, HU2008.4.3
Tuesday, 26 February, 2013
Hempstead, NY 11549
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