The American Academy of Arts and Letters purchases “Bridge”

 

The American Academy of Arts and Letters invited 40 artists, through nomination and selection, to participate in the Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, which opened on March 12, 2015 at their historic building in New York City. The Exhibition featured over 120 paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, and works on paper. The members of this year’s Art Purchase Program committee were: Lynda Benglis, Varujan Boghosian, Lois Dodd, Eric Fischl (Chairman), Yvonne Jacquette, Bill Jensen, Philip Pearlstein, Judy Pfaff, Paul Resika, and Terry Winters. Carol Prusa, South Florida Artist, had a large work purchased by the Academy to donate to an American museum collection. Exhibition of the purchased work will take place from May 21- June 14, 2015, Thursdays through Sundays, 1 p.m. To 4 p.m.