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Posted by on February 1, 2017 4:14 pm in Uncategorized

Susan Schwalb: Metalpoint Paintings

Susan Schwalb, Harmonizations III, 2015, goldpoint, silverpoint, Jaune Brilliant and yellow gesso on paper on wood panel, 24 x 24 x 2 inches. Courtesy Garvey|Simon, New York.

Derfner Judaica Museum + The Art Collection at Hebrew Home at Riverdale, in conjunction with Garvey|Simon, New York, is pleased to announce its latest exhibition Susan Schwalb: Metalpoint Paintings on view in the Elma and Milton A. Gilbert Pavilion Gallery from January 15–May 14, 2017. A reception and artist’s talk will be held on Sunday, January 22, 2017, from 1:30–3 p.m. in the Gilbert Pavilion Gallery at Hebrew Home at Riverdale. R.S.V.P. via 718.581.1596 or

The exhibition includes 15 paintings executed in metalpoint and colored gesso by Susan Schwalb, who has been working in the centuries-old technique since 1973. She began experimenting with silverpoint after encountering the medium unexpectedly via an artist friend and has emerged as one of its foremost masters today.