“'Lee Bontecou: Drawn Worlds,' at the Princeton University Art Museum, is as stimulating an exhibition of works on paper as you might expect from an artist known for “drawing” with a blowtorch," says Karen Rosenberg in her review of Lee Bontecou: Drawn Worlds for the The New York Times. Read the full article...
This video allows visitors the unique opportunity to see inside the Faculty Room in Nassau Hall and to discover the room’s remarkable history, including its program of portraits depicting University founders and past presidents.
The years between 1952 and 1990 were one of the most fertile periods in the history of abstract painting. Rothko to Richter provides an idiosyncratic window into a moment of remarkable creative ferment, when abstraction was being hotly contested. At the forefront of these conversations were the artists featured in Rothko to Richter.
Though Lee Bontecou is best known for her three-dimensional work, drawing has always been an equally important component of her artistic practice. Calling her drawings “worldscapes,” Bontecou has produced an incredible body of work that propels us into fantastic spaces and strange terrains.
Over three decades, Henry Pearlman assembled one of the finest collections of modern art remaining in private hands. Explore the collection that has resided at the Princeton University Art Museum since 1976.