In Fort Lauderdale: Five Centuries of Prints from Rembrandt to Picasso
Avid collectors since the 1960s, Drs. Walter and Mildred Padow have amassed a remarkable collection of works on paper that spans five centuries and encompasses the great masters of art
history. On view at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale through October 23, 2016, the exhibition Five Centuries of Prints from Rembrandt to Picasso: Drs. Walter and Mildred Padow Collection features more than 100 works on paper drawn from this Fort Lauderdale-based couple’s extensive collection. The exhibition provides an overview of the history and development of European and American prints from the 15th through the 20th centuries, and includes original drawings in chalk, gouache, ink, or pencil.
Engravings, etchings, lithographs and woodcuts by such masters as Rembrandt van Rijn, Albrect Dürer, Francisco Goya, Georges Braque, Edward Hopper, Paul Klee, Marie Laurencin, Henri Matisse, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and James A. McNeill Whistler are among the exceptional works featured in the exhibition.
Bonnie Clearwater, NSU Art Museum Director and Chief Curator notes, “This exhibition provides the museum the unique opportunity to present a comprehensive sweep of five centuries of Western Art and an in-depth look at key artists whose expertise influenced the development of the print medium.”
Five Centuries of Prints from Rembrandt to Picasso: Drs. Walter and Mildred Padow Collection is organized by NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale and is curated by Dr. Barbara Buhler Lynes, Sunny Kaufman Senior Curator.
The exhibition is supported by BNY Mellon Wealth Management.