Description

The Human Form, published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same title and the inaugural opening of the gallery in its new location at 10 Hawthorne Street, features an introductory essay, "Figuring Figures," by Dr. Steven A. Nash, formerly The JoAnn McGrath Executive Director of the Palm Springs Art Museum (2007-2015); the founding Director of the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas (2001-2007); the Associate Director and Chief Curator at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (1988-2001); the Deputy Director and Chief Curator at the Dallas Museum of Art (1980-88); and the Research Curator and Chief Curator at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo (1973-80). The catalogue also includes 50 color plates by 38 artists, including such modern masters as Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Alberto Giacometti, Edward Hopper, Willem de Kooning, Roy Lichtenstein, Richard Diebenkorn, and Wayne Thiebaud; as well as contemporary artists Gerhard Richter, Cecily Brown, George Condo, Kiki Smith, Antony Gormley, Jenny Saville, and Kehinde Wiley.