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Drawing Line into Form

Works on Paper by Sculptors from the Collection of BNY Mellon

On View:
Saturday, October 22, 2016 — Sunday, January 29, 2017


This expansive collection features nearly 60 works by some of the contemporary art world’s most recognizable figures, including Anish Kapoor, Sol Lewitt, Maya Lin, and Kiki Smith, amongst others. From six-foot long gouache tableaus to charcoal preparatory drawings to rough pencil sketches, these works illustrate the important role working on paper plays for sculptors in the creative process, helping to translate ideas into three-dimensional forms.

Collection curated by: Brian J. Lang, Curator, Corporate Art Collection.

Image Credit: Martin Creed,  Work No. 1367, 2012, Watercolor on paper, 12 x 10 inches, Courtesy of the Collection of BNY Mellon