2012 Exhibitions


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MAY 17 - JUNE 10, 2012
Thursdays through Sundays, Admission Free
1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Closed Memorial Day Weekend (May 25 - 28)


The American Academy of Arts and Letters is pleased to announce its exhibition of paintings, sculpture, works on paper, and photographs; architectural models and renderings; and original manuscripts by newly elected members and recipients of honors and awards. Works will be on view from May 17 through June 10, at the Academy galleries located on historic Audubon Terrace.

Paintings, sculpture, works on paper, photographs, architectural models and renderings by:
Newly Elected Members in ArtForeign Honorary Members in Art
Lynda Benglis, Elizabeth Diller
Kenneth Frampton, Robert Gober
Kara Walker
Anish Kapoor
Yayoi Kusama
Architecture Award WinnersArt Award Winners
Hilary Ballon, Marlon Blackwell
Elizabeth Gray & Alan Organschi
Kathryn Gustafson, Michael Maltzan
John Newman, Joyce Pensato
Nathlie Provosty, Michael E. Smith
Rebecca Smith, Elisa Soliven
Karl Wirsum, Nicole Wittenberg
Art Purchases
Larry Bell, Cora Cohen
Paul DeMuro, Rochelle Feinstein
Erik Foss, Kenji Fujita
Suzanne McClelland, Ann Pibal
Nathlie Provosty, Nancy Shaver
Carrie Mae Weems
Manuscripts and personal statements by:
Newly Elected Members in LiteratureNewly Elected Members in Music
Michael Chabon, Jonathan Franzen
Jhumpa Lahiri
Stephen Jaffe, Tobias Picker
Literature Award Winners
Roger Angell
Peter Carey
Teju Cole
Lucy Corin
Andre Dubus III
Jessica Fisher
Adam Hochschild
Michael Hofmann
Maureen Howard
David Lindsay-Abaire
Christopher Middleton
David Mitchell
Julie Otsuka
Michael Palmer
Ismet Prcic
Andrew Sarris
Frederick Seidel
Timothy Snyder