Published: January 16, 2001
The Corning Gallery Looks at Contemporary Realist Art
NEW YORK CITY – Demonstrating the variety and vitality of today’s realist art, The Corning Gallery will mount the exhibition “” from January 24 through March 10.
The exhibition encompasses some 50 paintings, sculptures and works on paper, almost all of them made within the past decade. Drawn from collections in both the United States and Europe, they represent the work of established and emerging artists in the US, England, Mexico, Spain, The Netherlands, Norway and Russia.
Corning Incorporated established The Corning Gallery in May 2000 at the Steuben store, 667 Madison Avenue (at 61st Street), in keeping with the company’s commitment to provide the arts with a forum for dialogue, and with the intention of providing increased access to the visual arts for the general public.
Marie McKee, president and chief executive officer of Steuben and president of The Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, N.Y., notes that “the artists in ” take off from the known to the unknown, in a moving demonstration of the freedom of the human spirit.”
The Corning Gallery is open to the public free of charge, seven days a week. The gallery’s schedule features four exhibitions each year, with a focus on contemporary art in diverse media, including glass. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10 am to 7 pm; Saturday, 20 am to 6 pm; and Sunday, noon to 5 pm. For information, 646/497-3744.
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