60 Years, Selections from the Graduate Center Art Collection

Monday, May 16 — Tuesday, May 31, 2022

1200: James Art Gallery

Open to the Public

Part of a year-long celebration of the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Graduate Center, the art exhibition features paintings and sculptures by well-known American artists.

 GC Art Collection on Display
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The works from the 1950s through the 1970s represent the strengths of the Graduate Center collection in abstract and modern art. Many were last displayed decades ago. With the installation in the James Gallery, members of the Graduate Center community and the public can enjoy them again.

Visit the James Gallery on the first floor of the Graduate Center building at 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY.

Viewing hours are Monday - Thursday 10.a.m. - 6 p.m. and Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The works on display include

  • Carl Holty, Bryant Park, 1955, Oil on Canvas, Gift of artist
  • John Ferren, The Skaian Gate, 1958, Oil on canvas, Gift of Rae Ferren
  • Ursala Meyers, Untitled, c. 1960, Gift of the Artist
  • Betty Parsons, Totem, 1979, Painted Wood, On extended loan from John Kornblee (2010)
  • Marjorie Strider, Grecian Urn, circa. 1960, Acrylic on canvas, urethane foam, wood