Known primarily as a master lithographer, Adolf Dehn presents viewers with a superlative opportunity to study this versatile medium alongside witnessing examples of his skill as a watercolorist. His impact as an illustrator for magazines such as the New Yorker and Vogue continues to influence many of today’s best social satirists working in the visual arts.
For many years, Adolf Dehn had a style that was one of the most recognizable in the United States. He held the distinction of being included in every Whitney Museum of American Art “Annual” and “Biennial” invitational exhibitions from the opening of the museum in the 1930s into the early 1960s. He still holds the record for being in more of these prestigious exhibitions than any other American artist. His work is represented in the permanent collections of more than eighty museums.
The Other Side of Midnight is a wonderful opportunity to become reacquainted with an important and influential American artist who has long deserved to be a household name. The exhibition will also be accompanied by a short series of jazz music performances beginning at 6:00 p.m. on the following Fridays:
August 14, The “Do-Oh” (jazz duo)
August 21, Philip Aaberg (pianist)
August 28, Alex Nauman Trio.
The Jazz series is free for museum members and regular admission of $6 for non-members.