‘The Voorhees Legacy, in Art: A Place in America’ at Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers

The Sycamore Tree Anders Gustave Aldrin

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ.- To honor the generosity of the Voorhees family, whose major gifts have greatly enriched the arts at Rutgers University, the Zimmerli Art Museum is presenting A Place in America: Celebrating the Legacy of Ralph and Barbara Voorhees, on view through February 8, 2015. Featuring a selection of prints and drawings by some of the most important American artists working between 1880 and the late 1940s, the exhibition celebrates places across America from “sea to shining sea.” From quiet rural settings to dramatic views of urban landmarks, from inspiring wilderness vistas to industrial scenes: the exhibition demonstrates how artists helped to define the changing character of America’s landscape, both natural and man-made. The exhibition also highlights prints by Arthur Wesley Dow, Stuart Davis, Blanche Lazzell, Louis Lozowick, and John Marin, whose styles influenced the course of American art of the 20th century.

The Voorhees Legacy, in Art: A Place in America’ at Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers.

 



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