Photo by Margaret Fox.
The American Artists’ Hand Archive Holds Court at the David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center
Whether through the medium of sculpture, painting, film or other creative vehicles like music and poetry, artistic expression, when contemplated by the public and fellow artists, is subjective. There is, however, a universal common denominator among nearly all artists: they create wonderment with their hands.
To better understand these “agents of creativity,” Vanessa Hoheb began the American Artists’ Hand Archive in 2010. Along with artistic director Thomas Donahue, the prolific team is currently offering an intimate experience to view 34 expertly crafted bronze life castings of American artists’ hands at the David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center at Pocantico, the community-facing extension of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF).
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