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Pen-tastic! Inkredible Drawings of American Artist Albert Lorey Groll
Collection of Pen and Ink Drawings by the American Master at Salmagundi
NEW YORK, West Village, New York (February 14, 2023) – Salmagundi is proud to present Drawings by Albert Lorey Groll (1866-1952) [RA 1900-1952], a new exhibition of the artist’s pen and ink drawings created during the late 1880s. This unique exhibition features a selection of Groll’s drawings, showcasing his exceptional skill and versatility in a medium that is often overlooked in his oeuvre.
As a resident artist member of the Salmagundi Club from 1900 to 1952, Groll was an integral part of the Club’s artistic community, and his legacy is still felt to this day. The permanent art collection of the Salmagundi contains a small cache of works by the artist, as well as several pieces depicting the artist by fellow Salmagundians.
The Drawings by Albert Lorey Groll (1866-1952) [RA 1900-1952] exhibition will highlight the artist’s mastery of pen and ink, including
hand-drawn letterforms, animal drawings, and genre illustrations for various publications. Groll is most known today for his impressionist landscapes. Visitors will have the opportunity to see Groll’s work up close and appreciate the intricate detail and careful composition of each piece.
“We are thrilled to host Drawings by Albert Lorey Groll (1866-1952) [RA 1900-1952] at Salmagundi and celebrate the exceptional work of this talented artist,” said William “Bill” Eric Indursky, the exhibition’s curator. “Groll’s pen and ink drawings offer a glimpse into his artistic process and demonstrate the unique talent that made him such an important figure in the American art world.”
Drawings by Albert Lorey Groll (1866-1952) (1866-1952) [RA 1900-1952] will take place in the 0 to 1 gallery of the historic Salmagundi townhouse on 47 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003, in lower Manhattan. The show will run from February 19 to April 22, 2023. The exhibition is open to the public and free of charge.
Salmagundi is a non-profit 501(c)(3) professional and social club, created in 1871 by artists and patrons to support one another. It is one of America’s oldest arts organizations with more than 1,100 current members throughout the United States and abroad.
The Club has continuously championed representational art from its founding with iconic members, including Thomas Moran (1837-1926), William Merritt Chase (1849-1916), Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933), Emil Carlsen (1848-1932), N.C. Wyeth (1882-1945), Childe Hassam (1859-1935) and Winston Churchill (1874-1965).
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