Exhibitions

BFA/MFA Thesis Exhibitions Spring 2017 April 28 – May 23, 2017

 

Carl Walters and Woodstock Ceramic Arts  February 4 – May 21, 2017

 

Text/ures of Iraq: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Oded Halahmy  February 4 – May 21, 2017

 

Sara Greenberger Rafferty: Gloves Off  February 4 – May 21, 2017

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The Dorsky Collects: Selections from the Permanent Collection  ongoing

 

Images

Carl Walters, Whale, 1927, glazed ceramic, private collection, courtesy of Conner-Rosenkranz, NY (photo: Mark Ostrander); Hanaa Malallah, Uruk Wall, 2006, Mixed media on carved wood, courtesy Pomagranate Gallery; Sara Greenberger Rafferty, Jokes on You, 2016 (detail), acrylic polymer and inkjet prints on acetate on Plexiglas, and hardware, courtesy of the artist and Rachel Uffner Gallery (photo: JSP Art Photography); Milton Avery, Card Players, 1944, oil on canvas, gift of Mr. & Mrs. Roy R. Neuberger, 1954.002

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Public Programs & Events
News and Event Highlights

Friday, April 28, 5–7 pm: Opening reception for BFA Thesis Exhibition I  

Saturday, April 29, 2-4 pm: Introduction to Islamic Decoration with Amera Abdalhafez, on the history and types of Islamic decoration, followed by a hands-on... (more)


Saturday, April 29, 7 pm:
Concert: The Alwan Arab Music Ensemble. Six contemporary masters of a broad range of musical idioms... (more info)  $10 gen. adm.

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Recent Press

Carolee Schneemann Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the Biennale Arte 2017

Dorsky Museum to host Family Day (HV1)

See beautiful ceramic art in Woodstock & New Paltz (HV1)

Modern Trends, Historical Undercurrents at the Dorsky Museum (HV1)

New Paltz professor & performance artist Thomas Albrecht (HV1)

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Permanent Collection

SELECTION FROM THE COLLECTION

Unknown Australian Aboriginal, Three Crocodiles, c. 1950, paint and ochre on bark, gift of Allan Gerdau, 1962.004.008
 
"Three Crocodiles” is an Australian Aboriginal bark painting by an unknown artist from the Arnhem Land region in northern, tropical Australia. It is painted with natural earth pigments on bark from the “stringybark” tree. This seemingly simple painting of three crocodiles... ()

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