Fountain Gallery Presents Exhibition at Stonehenge- Luce Annex
January 23, 2013
By Abhinav Chintakunta
New York, N.Y. Fountain Gallery, the premier venue in New York City representing artists with mental illness, presents Works on Paper at the Stonehenge-Luce Non-Profit Annex, a pop-up gallery located at 1159 Second Avenue at 61st Street in Manhattan. This 30-work exhibit of drawings, collages and watercolors will be on view from Friday, January 18 through Saturday, February 2, 2013. Gallery Hours: 9:30am – 7:30pm, 7 days a week.
The Opening will be Thursday, Jan. 24, from 6-8pm in the Stonehenge- Luce Non-Profit Space & Annex, located at 1159 Second Avenue at 61st Street on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Wine and cheese will be served and the public is invited.
Among the artists featured is Dick Lubinsky (1933-2001), whose work was the subject of a solo exhibition at the Erie Art Museum and whose mixed-media pieces attracted extensive press coverage at the 2009-2010 exhibition Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Happiness at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore.
Kids in the Sun by Dick Lubinsky. c1965. Mixed media on paper. 7 1/2 x 9 inches.
Founded by Fountain House in 2000 as a not-for-profit exhibition space for its member-artists living and working with mental illness, Fountain Gallery sells original artworks and collaborates with a wide network of artists, curators and cultural institutions. Embracing artists who are emerging or established, trained or self-taught, Fountain Gallery cultivates artistic growth and makes a vital contribution to the New York arts community.
Agnes Gund, President Emerita of The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), has commended the Gallery as “a place where you can view fine works of art made by a group of excellent artists.”