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"Dick Polich: Transforming Metal into Art"

Date: 08/27/14 - 12/14/14
Time: Wednesday - Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Audience: Public
Location: The Dorsky Museum
Contact: The Dorsky Museum, x3844, sdma@newpaltz.edu
Web Site: http://www.newpaltz.edu/museum

Since the 1960s, hundreds of artists, including Isamu Noguchi, Nancy Graves, Roy Lichtenstein, and Martin Puryear, have worked with metallurgist and foundry owner Dick Polich to realize their visions in bronze, aluminum, steel, and iron. Dick Polich: Transforming Metal into Art is the first exhibition to explore this Hudson Valley master's significant impact on contemporary art. Forward-looking and always willing to try something new, Polich has fostered artistic experimentation and innovation for the past half century. The exhibition explores the creative process of sketch to monument through the presentation of major works of sculpture and techniques in industrial sculpture production.

An opening reception will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 5-7 p.m.

For more information, visit www.newpaltz.edu/museum.