Southampton Arts Center and The LeRoy Neiman Center Present Surface of Revolution

"White Moon" by Thomas Vu, on display at the Southampton Arts Center.
“White Moon” by Thomas Vu, on display at the Southampton Arts Center.

Southampton Arts Center and The LeRoy Neiman Center partner on a new printmaking exhibition curated by Marie Tennyson opening Friday.

A group of contemporary artists working in experimental art-making techniques that challenge conventional ideas about drawing and printmaking are brought together for this summer exhibition from May 22 to June 14, with a reception on May 30 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Surface of Revolution considers the future direction of works by featuring a selection of fine art prints published by the LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies at Columbia University School of the Arts, where Tennyson serves as assistant director.

This center is known for its avant-garde methods and experimental practices in collaboration with more than 50 artists over 15 years.

“Southampton Arts Center is excited to partner with the LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies and to have an opportunity to show this rarely seen body of great work,” Southampton Arts Center Director Michele Thompson says.

The artists being featured in Surface of Revolution are David Altmejd, Ghada Amer, Gregory Amenoff, Doug Bennett, Brian Berry, Cecily Brown, Phong Bui, Ernesto Caivano, Nathan Catlin, Aurélien Couput, Sanford Biggers, Mark Dion, Predrag Dimitrijevic, Reza Farkhondeh, Lee Friedlander, Megan Foster, Carl Fudge, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Emily Henretta, Chris Jehly, Jasper Johns, Kurt Kemp, William Kentridge, Nicola Lopez, Ohad Meromi, LeRoy Neiman, Brian Novatny, Jennifer Nuss, Nathlie Provosty, Corey Riddell, Dasha Shishkin, Luis Silva, Jennifer Sturgill, Kiki Smith, Emma Sulkowicz, Sarah Sze, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Tomas Vu, Kara Walker, Xu Wang, Tommy White, and Craig Zammiello.

The LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies is a nonprofit fine art printshop, publisher and gallery within Columbia University’s School of the Arts. Founded in 1996 with a donation from LeRoy and Janet Neiman, the Center promotes printmaking through education, production and the exhibition of fine art prints.

The hours for the exhibition are Fridays noon to 6 p.m., Saturdays noon to 7 p.m. and Sundays 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Southampton Arts Center is located at 25 Jobs Lane and is a nonprofit organization.

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