The New York School: Selections from The Gollay Collection

September 17 – November 27, 2011
This exhibition presents approximately 35 paintings, sculptures, and works on paper from the fascinating collection of Benjamin Gollay.

September 17 – November 27, 2011
Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg, Florida

This exhibition presents approximately 35 paintings, sculptures, and works on paper from the fascinating collection of Benjamin Gollay. Works by Robert Motherwell and Willem de Kooning are standouts. De Kooning’s Woman is inscribed “To Ben and Jean from Bill.” Among the other artists represented are Norman Bluhm, Robert de Niro Sr. (the Oscar-winning actor’s father), Michael Goldberg, and Milton Resnick.

Michael Goldberg, American (1924–2007) The New Dump, 1964 Mixed media with collage on canvas On loan by Jean Gollay from the Benjamin Gollay Collection

We are deeply grateful to Mr. Gollay’s widow, Jean, and his daughter, Elinor, for making this exhibition possible.”

Robert Motherwell, American (1915–1991) Untitled (Monogram), 1959 Acrylic on paper On loan by Jean Gollay from the Benjamin Gollay Collection Art © Dedalus Foundation, Inc./Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY