Milton Avery (American, 1885-1965). Swimmers and Sunbathers, 1945.
Oil on canvas, 28 x 48 1/4 in.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Roy R. Neuberger, 1951 (51.97).
© 2019 The Milton Avery Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS),
New York. Image copyright © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Image source: Art Resource, NY.
Labor Day is nigh and the end of summer is here! I sincerely hope you all had wonderful summers with friends and family, whether here in New York or far, far away.
Now is the time to catch the last days of the New York Summer Season's best exhibitions, each closing very soon. Here is the list:
James McNeill Whistler, Fumette, 1858.
Etching and drypoint, black ink on cream French laid paper, 6 3/8 × 4 1/4 inches.
Gertrude Kosovsky Collection; © The Frick Collection
Labor Day Weekend:
Whistler as Printmaker: Highlights from the Gertrude Kosovsky Collection, Frick Museum, through Sunday, September 1.
Summer with the Averys: Milton, Sally and March, and Sharks! Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT, September 1. (This one venue is perfect for the family as both exhibitions are suitable for children of all ages.)
Ragnar Kjartansson: Death is Elsewhere, Metropolitan Museum of Art, through September 2.
Blue Man Group: Ready . . . Go!, Museum of the City of New York, through September 2
Anne Samat, Che Yah (The Greatest Love),2019
Camp: Notes on Fashion, Metropolitan Museum of Art, through September 8.
Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything, The Jewish Museum, through September 8.
Anne Samat: Greatest Love, Hudson Valley Museum of Modern Art, Peekskill, NY, through September 8
Two weeks from now:
Summer Revolution, New York Historical Society, through September 15.
Walt Whitman, Bard of Democracy, Morgan Library and Museum, September 15.
Three weeks from now:
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum, through September 22.
Hogarth: Cruel and Humor, Morgan Library and Museum, through September 22.
Mrinalini Mukherjee, Aranyani, 1996
Last weekend in September/October 1:
Phenomenal Nature: Mrinalini Mukherjee, Met Breuer, through September 29.
Free Lecture on Thursday, September 5th, 6:30 and Gallery Talk on Tuesday, September 10th, 12:30.
From Manet to Picasso: The Thannhauser Colllection, Guggenheim Museum, through September 29.
Best wishes for the Labor Day Weekend and the Fall Season ahead -
Beth S. Gersh-Nesic, Ph.D.
Director and owner
New York Arts Exchange