Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation Tour
of sculptor Chaim Gross in the heart of Greenwich Village.
including Gross's first-floor sculpture studio and gallery, renovated in 1963 by
the artist and later restored in 2017-18, as well as the Foundation's special
exhibition space on the second floor. The third floor houses the Grosses'
living and dining space featuring hundreds of works from their extensive
private art collection, including important American paintings by Marsden
Hartley, Willem De Kooning, Milton Avery, Jacob Lawrence, and others,
installed by the artist with his African, Pre-Columbian, Oceanic,
and decorative arts and preserved as it was during his lifetime.
Chaim Gross (1902-91), including Joseph H. Hirshhorn
and Roy R. Neuberger, the Renee & Chaim Gross
Foundation was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit
organization in 1989. The Foundation is located in the
couple's historic Greenwich Village townhouse and the
artist's studio space at 526 LaGuardia Place, and opened
its doors to the public in 1994. In 2009, the Foundation
expanded its activities and opened to the public the building's
third floor, comprised of the Gross's living and dining space.
The Foundation stewards an extensive collection of over
10,000 objects that includes Gross's sculptures, drawings,
and prints; a photographic archive; and Gross's large
personal collection of African, Oceanic, Pre-Columbian,
American, and European art that remains installed in the
townhouse as Gross had it during his lifetime. Since 2009
the Foundation has organized original exhibitions both onsite
and at local and national venues on Chaim Gross and the
history of American art. The Foundation also hosts public lectures
and readings by major contemporary writers, poets and scholars.
More information can be found at http://www.rcgrossfoundation.org/.
1.5 CE credits
$20 - Members & General Admission
Register online (at the top of this page);
OR by calling 212.889.5404 x 11
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Registration is accepted only with payment.
All cancellations must be made a week prior
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- Teresa Caputo
- 212.889.5404 x 11