Grey Art Gallery at NYU ~ Online Gallery + Fabulous Self-Guided Walking Tours in Greenwich Village



Installation image of ‘Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s–1980s.’ Photo: Nicholas Papananias, Courtesy Grey Art Gallery, New York University

Grey Art Gallery at NYU opens its digital window to the exhibition, Taking Shape: Abstration from the Arab World, 1950s ~ 1980s, along with a short film taken at the opening reception in January, 2020.

Abdallah Benanteur (Algeria), To Monet, Giverny, 1983, Oil on canvas, 47 1/4 x 47 1/4 in. Collection of the Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE

The Gallery also has a selection of their permanent collection Online. This collection is primarily composed of late nineteenth and twentieth century works. One of the collection’s particular strengths is American painting from the 1940s to the present, with works by well known artists such as Romare Bearden, Elaine de Kooning, Helen Frankenthaler, Arshile Gorky, Adolph Gottlieb, Kenneth Noland, and Ad Reinhardt.

Another is the Abby Weed Grey Collection of Modern Asian and Middle Eastern Art—truly an unparalleled and unique resource—which includes some of the largest institutional holdings of Iranian, Indian, and Turkish modern art outside those countries.

Need a new read? Grey Art Gallery has number of free digital publications available. Check out the Digital Publications section of our web store––click through each book to find a link to the digital version. Enjoy titles such as Metamorphoses: Ovid According to Wally Reinhardt, Baya: Woman of Algiers, Global/Local 1960–2015: Six Artists from Iran, and more.

The Grey Art Gallery is also passing along information on Self-Guided Walking Tours for neighbors in Greenwich Village who may need a little fresh air, we offer three self-guided walking tours––check out “Greenwich Village Artists: A Two-Part, Self-Guided Walking Tour” and more.