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Exhibitions 

Stay Home, Make Art: Hudson Valley, NY, Edition
 

Jan Sawka: The Place of Memory (The Memory of Place) 


 

Collecting Local: Twelve Years of the Hudson Valley Artists Annual Purchase Award

War! 

Captured Soldiers & US tank


The Dorsky Collects: Selections from the Permanent Collection
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(Image credits (top to bottom): Leonard Contino, LADY, 1967, acrylic on canvas, courtesy the Estate of Leonard Contino; Jan Sawka, Post Card #32, (from the series “Post Cards”), 1987–89, collection Samuel  Dorsky Museum of Art, gift of the Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs; Libby Paloma, Chingona AKA Libby (from the series “Lo Que No Sabrías”), 2017, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, Purchased with funds from the Alice & Horace Chandler Art Acquisition Fund; Robert Capa, Captured Soldiers & USA Tank, 1944, gift of Howard Greenberg; Milton Avery, Card Players, 1944, oil on canvas, gift of Mr. & Mrs. Roy R. Neuberger, 1954.002)

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Press about Stay Home, Make Art: Hudson Valley, NY, Edition
SUNY New Paltz

Press about Totally Dedicated: Leonard Contino 1940–2016
Brooklyn Rail | HV1

Press about Jan Sawka: The Place of Memory (The Memory of Place) 
Chronogram | HV1 | Poughkeepsie Journal

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Terry Gipson, SUNY New Paltz: How Art Can Help Us Improve Our Communication Skills on the Academic Minute, WAMC.

Podcast on Jan Sawka at Kaatscast


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Learn about Jan Sawka's life and work in this Virtual Symposium 

See slides and chats on our current exhibitions on YouTube

Virtually visit the Leonard Contino exhibition!


Virtually visit the Jan Sawka exhibition!


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SELECTION FROM THE COLLECTION

Mary Bauermeister, Rainbow, 1973

 
German-born artist Mary Bauermeister (b.1934) produces work in various mediums, from drawings and sculptures to performance and music. She was active in the Fluxus movement along with other prominent avant-garde artists such as Christo. (more)

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