Reflections : The art of Burton Silverman


Oct 2 - Nov 3, 2023
skylight gallery
Salmagundi Curatorial Committee
Exhibition Hours
Monday – Friday | 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Saturday – Sunday | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Open to the public
Free to attend

Details for the 2023 Reflections : The art of Burton Silverman exhibit.

In a tribute to one of the most influential figures in American art, Salmagundi is set to host a unique retrospective exhibition from October 2nd through November 3rd, 2023. The exhibition will feature 47 curated works of Burt Silverman, spanning over two decades (2001-2023), offering a rare opportunity for art lovers and educators to trace the artistic journey of this iconic artist.

Burt Silverman, often referred to as “the grandfather, a guiding presence” by countless artists who studied under him, has left an indelible mark on the world of art. Born in Brooklyn in 1928, Silverman’s career took off after graduating from Columbia University in 1946. His work has been exhibited worldwide, and he has been honored with 38 major prizes, including the Gold Medal of the Portrait Society of America in 2004.

The exhibition will be held in the spacious skylight gallery of the historic Salmagundi townhouse, showcasing Silverman’s artistic evolution and his signature style. In conjunction with the exhibition, Salmagundi will host a series of related events, lectures, and discussions, offering visitors a deeper insight into Silverman’s artistic process and his impact on the art world.

Read a foreword, written by editor of Fine Art Connoisseur magazine, Peter Trippi.


October 12, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Reception is open to the public
Eventbrite RSVP required to attend
Up to 150 people

Free soft drinks and platters
Drinks for sale in Wiggins bar
(card only, no cash)


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[…] Reflections: The Art of Burton Silverman will be on view from October 2 until November 3, 2023 at Salmagundi Club 47 Fifth Avenue, between 11th and 12th Streets, in Greenwich Village. The Gallery is Free and open to the public seven-days a week. Monday through Friday from 1pm to 6pm, Saturday and Sunday from 1pm to 5pm. The Club offers a variety of art classes, open to the public. Take a visual tour of this historic Club. […]

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