Saturday, September 24, 2011

Steel & Roses at Grolier Club

September 8 through November 4, 2011, The Grolier Club will be featuring an unusual joint exhibition: Steel & Roses.  Roses: Botanical Books section refers to the eighteenth and nineteenth century volumes collected by Fern Cohen. Steel refers to mid-twentieth century American prints collected by her husband, Hersh Cohen.  Among works in Steel are etchings or lithographs by PEGGY BACON, FRED BECKER, ABE BLASHKO, BERNARDA BRYSON SHAHN, RIVA HELFOND, ALBERT POTTER, WILLIAM E. SMITH, HARRY STERNBERG, and LYND WARD. 

Harry Sternberg, Drilling a Breast, 1937, lithograph, 15 x 21
The Grolier Club is located at 47 East 60th Street, NYC.