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Facets of the Figure: A Spectrum of 20th Century American Art

June 5 – August 22, 1997

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Press Release

Artists included in this exhibition: Milton Avery, Richmond Barthé, Romare Bearden, Isabel Bishop, Paul Cadmus, Federico Castellon, Beauford Delaney, Louis Eilshemius, Philip Evergood, John Flannagan, Chaim Gross, Robert Gwathmey, Lester Johnson, Gaston Lachaise, Rico LeBrun, Jack Levine, George Luks, Reginald Marsh, Alfred H. Maurer, Elie Nadelman, Alfonso Ossorio, Jackson Pollock, Pavel Tchelitchew, Bob Thompson, Attilio Salemme, Kurt Seligmann, Ben Shahn, Raphael Soyer, Charles White, and William Zorach

Facets of the Figure is a thought provoking survey of the various aesthetic interpretations of the human form in painting and sculpture by juxtaposing museum-caliber works by Surrealists, realists, Expressionists, modernists, social realists, and abstract expressionists.