6 September, 2018Print
Now Open: The Instructors' Exhibition at The Art Students League of New York; Show Spans New Gallery Space at the League
The Art Students League of New York's
September 4–30, 2018
In the League's Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery and Lobby Galleries
New York, N.Y. - The Art Students League of New York acclaimed Instructors' Exhibition, opens September 4. On view are paintings, prints, and sculpture in a wide variety of styles and media by 60 League instructors.
The exhibition marks the opening of new first floor gallery spaces in the League’s Lobby. A public opening reception will take place on Wednesday, September 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 at the Art Students League, at 215 West 57th Street (between Seventh Avenue and Broadway).
(For selected artists and images, visit http://www.asllinea.org/instructors-exhibition-2018)
Since the late 19th century, the Art Students League of New York has launched its fall exhibition season with a presentation of work by current instructors. Notable teachers who inaugurated this tradition include James Carroll Beckwith, William Merritt Chase, Thomas Dewing, and Walter Shirlaw. This annual event continues to reflect the broad range of approaches and techniques represented by the League’s faculty.
About the Art Students League of New York
The Art Students League of New York is one of America’s premier art schools. It was founded in 1875 by artists, for artists, to provide affordable studio-based art education of the highest quality. Great artists have trained, taught, and exhibited at the League throughout its rich history. Classes, lectures, workshops, exhibitions, and professional development programs continue the League’s legacy of supporting students who intend to make art a profession, and cultivating a spirit of community among artists. Among its prominent instructors and students, the League counts Thomas Eakins, Frederic Remington, Reginald Marsh, Georgia O’Keeffe, Norman Rockwell, Jackson Pollock, Robert Rauschenberg, Mark Rothko, Jacob Lawrence, Louise Nevelson, Ai Weiwei and Adrian Piper, among many others. Today, thousands of students each year study drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking and mixed media at the League. www.theartstudentsleague.org