Scenes of New York City: The Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld Collection

October 22, 2021 - February 27, 2022

A major exhibition to mark the landmark promised gift from philanthropists and art collectors Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld, Scenes of New York City features works by artists Marc Chagall, David Hockney, Edward Hopper, Jacob Lawrence, Louise Nevelson, Georgia O’Keeffe, Norman Rockwell, and Andy Warhol, among others. The 130 works on display—paintings, works on paper in various media, and sculpture—include 113 works by 82 artists not currently represented in New-York Historical’s collections, with a thematic thread that celebrates views of New York City. (Curated by Wendy Nālani E. Ikemoto, curator of American art, with research contributions from Roberta J.M. Olson, curator of drawings emerita.)

Exhibitions at New-York Historical are made possible by Dr. Agnes Hsu-Tang and Oscar Tang, the Saunders Trust for American History, the Evelyn & Seymour Neuman Fund, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature. WNET is the media sponsor.

The catalogue for Scenes of New York City: The Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld Collection is supported by the Arthur F. and Alice E. Adams Charitable Foundation.



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