S e l e c t i o n s

March 8 - April 11, 2012

The exhibition featured new acquisitions recently donated to the university, by art collectors, artists and art foundations. 

Included in the exhibition were several works donated to the collection by Susan P. and Louis K. Meisel including a large print by Audrey Flack, an aquatint by Charles Bell, lithographs by Ralph Goings, Paul Straiger and Stephen Posen, and a number of other paintings, photographs and prints.

The Oded Halahmy Foundation for the Arts is a non-profit cultural organization created to fund original artistic expressions of peace in the Middle East, the United States and around the world. They have given the ASU collection three cast bronze sculptures, all produced by Halahmy, who currently lives and works in both New York City and Old Jaffa, Israel. 

Ten paintings and many prints and drawings were attained from private collections in New York City. Included were four works by Hunt Slonem, an artist known for his depiction of tropical birds and exotic imagery; Margaret Evangeline’s series of five works on paper titled, “The Life and Death of Painting” along with two of Evangeline’s oil paintings. Paul Villinski’s work titled “The Dowser,” given by Elizabeth Levine, was also included.