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February 26 - April 12, 2007

Legacy and Recollection

Art Exhibition

Works by Ruth Weisberg, Joseph Santore, Michel Gerard and Rebecca Allan

Artists' Reception, Saturday, March 3, 5:30-7:00PM

The exhibition may be viewed Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 11:00AM to 5:00PM, and by appointment. Please call 646-422-0544 or email info@philoctetes.org to make arrangements.

Working from the figure, artists bring a vitality of observation, knowledge and feeling that enriches our understanding of human relationships and experience. Drawings in particular have the capacity to express qualities of immediacy, and to reflect artistic legacies. This exhibition presents the drawings of four artists who cultivate a precise and empathic involvement with the figure as a vehicle for the expression of subtle states of awareness and consciousness. Private rites of passage, figures in relationship, and images recollected from earlier generations of artists comprise the range of works represented.

Exhibition curated by Rebecca Allan in collaboration with Hallie Cohen.

Ruth Weisberg, Ariel, 2002