Chaim Gross was passionate about African art and especially the sculpture of Nigeria. On Dec. 2, 2012, the Foundation will hold a special workshop and lecture on the occasion of our new exhibit, Nigerian Sculpture from the Renee and Chaim … Continue reading
Did you miss our 2012 special exhibit, Life in Miniature: Asante Goldweights and Sculpture? A video of highlights is now on Vimeo!
Our 2/9/12 opening for our new exhibition, Life in Miniature: Asante Goldweights and Sculpture, was our best yet! Here are some pictures of the installation, which is on view until 7/27/12: Here’s the opening wall text written by our guest … Continue reading
The Foundation’s next special exhibit, Life in Miniature: Asante Goldweights and Sculpture, will feature around 70 works from Chaim Gross’s renowned African art collection. It will also include travel sketchbooks and photographs from Chaim’s trip to Ghana in 1968 and … Continue reading
The blog of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Eye Level, has a nice recent tribute on the retirement of George Gurney, one of the foremost experts on American sculpture and most recently Acting Chief Curator at the Smithsonian. The Foundation is grateful to Dr. … Continue reading
Chaim Gross (above, c. 1955) was one of the most important collectors of African art in America in the twentieth century. There are many fascinating intersections and questions that need to be researched about this topic, such as the relation … Continue reading
The Foundation’s current exhibit, Displayed: Stages For Sculpture, was drawn from our collection of over 1,000 archival photographs and highlights how photographers participated in the portrayal of sculpture during the twentieth century. Almost all of the photographers featured in the … Continue reading