Jane Manco,
Jane Manco, "Evening in the Drawing Room," oil, 12 x 12 in.

The Salmagundi Club (New York) is hosting the exhibition “Figuratively Speaking,” on view February 2-19, 2021.

“When the Village art scene took a left turn in the late 1940’s, our members kept going straight ahead, adhering to the purity of representational art,” said Nick Dawes, Chairman of Salmagundi, of New York’s oldest artist club, established 150 years ago this year.

More from the organizers:
Today over 1,000 members keep the flame of representational, academic art burning, but many consider what they do as supremely, is subtly, very modern. You are invited to judge for yourself over the next three weeks as “Figuratively Speaking.”

Figurative art paintings and drawings
Pictured: (left to right, top to bottom):
Susan O’Neill, “Eloquent”, Charcoal and Water-Soluble Graphite, 28″ 36″
Elizabeth Zanzinger, “Foragers”, Oil on Panel, 20″ x 15″
Anton Zhou, “Folklore”, Oil, 24″ x 18″
Anthony Almeida, “Connections in Time and Place”, LE Black and White Photo on Aluminum Substrate, 24″ x 30″
Christopher Zhang, “Mother and Child”, Oil, 28″ x 22″
Jane Manco, “Evening in the Drawing Room”, Oil, 12″ x 12″

For information, please visit Salmagundi.org.

Related > Salmagundi Art Club’s 150th Year Anniversary – Prestigious Library Commission Competition
Online, February 01, 2021 – June 01, 2021
Artists Are To: Create and paint two panels for the Salmagundi Club Library inside-facing doors with an award of $15,000 ($7500 per painted panel.) These paintings will be permanently attached to the Salmagundi Club Library entry doors. Details for this call to artists can be found here.

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