Special Preview of Americans In Paris for
NYU Administrators, Faculty, Instructors, and Staff

A bronze and brass sculpture of expressive, intertwined abstract forms referencing Billie Holiday's music. A round photo of Billie Holiday is located at the top left of the sculpture.

Please join us for a Special Preview of the Grey Art Museum and Inaugural Exhibition Americans In Paris: Artists Working in Postwar France, 1946–1962. 

For NYU Administrators, Faculty, Instructors, and Staff

Wednesday, February 28, 12:00–3:00 pm

Grey Art Museum, NYU · 18 Cooper Square, New York, NY 10003

Exhibition on view March 2–July 20, 2024

Americans in Paris: Artists Working in Postwar France, 1946–1962 is organized by the Grey Art Museum, New York University. Curated by Debra Bricker Balken with Lynn Gumpert, the exhibition is made possible in part by generous support from the Terra Foundation for American Art, sponsor of the international tour; the Ellsworth Kelly Foundation; Hauser & Wirth; Robert E. Holmes and David Hubensky; the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation; The Falkenstein Foundation; the O’Brien Art Foundation; Francis H. Williams and Keris Salmon; the Al Held Foundation; David Hall Gallery, LLC, Wellesley, MA; the Sam Francis Foundation; the Grey’s Director’s Circle, Inter/National Council, and Friends; and the Abby Weed Grey Trust. In-kind support is provided by ArtCare Conservation, Ryan Lee Gallery, and Les Films du Jeudi. Support for the publication has been provided by the Boris Lurie Art Foundation; the Henry Luce Foundation; and the Schaina & Josephina Lurje Memorial Foundation. Funding for travel and research was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art; Global Research Initiatives, Office of the Provost, New York University; and the Rhode Island School of Design Professional Development Fund. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Visitor Access

NYU’s Grey Art Museum provides reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities. Requests for accommodations should be submitted at least two weeks in advance. Please email greyartmuseum@nyu.edu or call (212) 998-6780 for assistance.

Image: Shinkichi Tajiri, Lament for Lady (for Billie Holiday), 1953. Brass, bronze, and photograph, 24 x 33 x 13 3/8 in. (61 x 83.8 x 34 cm). Collection of Giotta Tajiri and Ryu Tajiri, Baarlo, Netherlands © 2023 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / c/o Pictoright Amsterdam

Starts 2/28/24 12:00 pm
Ends 2/28/24 3:00 pm
Location Grey Art Museum, NYU at 18 Cooper Square, New York, NY 10003
Cost Free of charge