The Grey art gallery is located in the NYU Silver Center at 100 Washington Square East. This art gallery is the arts museum of the New York University. The art gallery is located in the historic Washington square park in the Greenwich Village of New York city.
The gallery missions to preserve, collect, study, interpret, document and exhibiting the variations of human culture. Though this aim is common for almost all art museums this gallery exclusively gives emphasis on historical, cultural, and social contexts of art with regular experimentation and interpretation. The grey art gallery has also published several prestigious and award wining publications which are distributed throughout out the world.
The grey art gallery in its major art collections comprises late 19th and 20th century artworks. The works range from Picasso’s monumental public sculpture ‘Bust of Sylvette’ to a stained glass window from Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House in Buffalo, New York.
The major attraction of these collections is the American paintings spanning from the 1940s to contemporary. This comprises works of renowned artists like Helen Frankenthaler, Arshile Gorky, Adolph Gottlieb, Romare Bearden, Elaine de Kooning, Kenneth Noland, and Ad Reinhardt.The range of European prints includes stunning works by Joan Miro, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso. Other important collection of the gallery is the art collection by Ben and Abby Weed’s contemporary Asian and middle eastern artworks including works from countries ranging from Israel to Japan by talented artists.
The gallery has a record of hosting art exhibitions. The exhibitions organized by it include visual artworks of all aspects such as, painting, sculpture, drawing, print, photography, decorative arts, architecture, video, film and several other performances. Some award wining publications by the gallery are distributed worldwide. Other than hosting exhibitions of its own art collections the gallery also sponsors public programs, including symposia, lectures, films and panel discussions.
The common gallery hours is like Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm, Wednesday, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturday: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. The gallery remains closed on Sunday & Monday.