Vote For Me and I’ll Set You Free: Works from the Collection of Lawrence B. Benenson

Ever since the events leading to Independence created our democracy, citizens of the United States of America have demonstrated their pleasure and disgust with government in an unrivaled expression of honesty, passion, patriotism, intellect and love for their country by exercising their right to vote. Vote for Me and I’ll Set You Free: Works from

Lewis deSoto: Imperial America

1956 Chrysler Imperial with rocket Lewis deSoto, born 1954 in San Bernardino, California is known for his installations, sculpture and public art that engages cosmological questions, notions of self, and plays with inherent phenomena. “A 1956 Imperial is combined with a specially fabricated roof rack that holds a facsimile of a Redstone rocket/nuclear weapon from

Ronald Bladen: The X

Ronald Bladen, The X, 1965 Painted aluminum, 7'3" x 8' x 4'8"

Ronald Bladen is an acknowledged pioneer of minimalism, most notably for his large abstract sculptures. He was born in 1918 and was influenced by many styles of the time, including European Constructivism and American Hard-Edge Painting, citing sculptors such as David Smith and Isamu Noguchi as inspiration. As a minimalist, Bladen rejected all signs of

Mary Carlson: Faded Flag

Dyed and sewn fabric11’9″ x 22′ Mary Carlson is a sculptor who works in a variety of media ranging from ceramics to found objects and fabric. Carlson’s work typically contains imagery of nature and animals, constructing small-scale, delicate porcelain sculptures. This work exhibited at the Charles B. Benenson Visitors Center and Gallery is an installation

Simon Ungers: Light Installation

Acrylic, steel, fluorescent light fixtures, fluorescent bulbs, and hardware10′ x 13″ x 14″ each Born in 1957 in Cologne, Germany, Simon Ungers was the son of accomplished architect Oswald Mathias Ungers. He moved to the United States in 1968, and he studied architecture from 1975 to 1980 at Cornell University. Throughout his career, Ungers was

Stephen Mueller: Fourteen Small Format Paintings

For the first exhibition of paintings at The Charles B. Benenson Visitors Center and Gallery, at The Fields Sculpture Park at Art Omi, Stephen Mueller presented fourteen small format paintings (most measuring 24” x 24”), dating from 2002 to 2010. Mueller’s paintings are abstract and brightly colored acrylics on linen; the most recent inspired by

Stanley Whitney: Six Paintings

Stanley Whitney: Six Paintings First Minute of a Dream, 2009Oil on linen72 x 72 “ Champagne and Lion, 2010Oil on linen72 x 72 “ Cezanne’s Mountain, 2010Oil on linen72 x 72 “ Agean, 2009Oil on linen72 x 72 “ Blue Meets Yellow, 2011Oil on linen72 x 72″ Osawatomie Brown, 2010Oil on linen72 x 72 “