Category: New Acquisitions

New Arrivals: Portraits of the Public

These recent arrivals focus on something that many of us have gained a new appreciation for over the past couple years—social life. Explore three totally different looks at gathering, social interaction, and public spaces.


Czekus | Public Place

Sherry Czekus, Public Place, oil on canvas, 60 x 48 inches


Sherry Czekus’s work conveys the feeling of being part of a crowd—walking, socializing, and moving together through a busy city. The color blocked figures have enough anonymity that you can picture yourself immersed in the scene and feel the energy of the crowd.


Public Place detail

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Alan | Populus: Chrome No. 5

Craig Alan, Populus: Chrome No. 5, mixed media on metal, 48 x 36 inches


Zoom in on Craig Alan’s Chanel No. 5 bottle to find yourself in an imaginary city filled with vibrant social interactions. We guarantee you’ll see a new detail each time you look.


Populus: Chrome No. 5 detail


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Padron | Horatio Street, NYC

Xan Padron, Horatio Street, NYC, photograph on aluminum, 45 x 45 inches


The figures in this Padron photomontage were captured at different moments throughout the day. However, you get a sense of togetherness and community through the shared experience of walking past this specific spot. The individual people form a portrait of the neighborhood itself.


Horatio Street, NYC detail


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