Richard Hamilton Acquisition Prize: All Acquisitions
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2022: Ulster Museum, National Museums NI (UK)
Analia Saban, Flowchart (Mountain), 2020, 2-colour etching from Gemini G.E.L. at Joni Moisant Weyl
Nicole Eisenman, Man Holding His Own Shadow, 2011, Lithograph from Jungle Press Editions
Riva Helfond, Hero Returns/ Homecoming, 1939, Lithograph from Susan Teller Gallery
Elizabeth Catlett, Man, 1975/2003, woodcut and screenprint from Dolan/Maxwell
2019: Art Museum of West Virginia University
Derrick Adams, Self-Portrait on Float (12/50), 2019, woodblock, gold leaf, and collage from Tandem Press
Derrick Adams is a multidisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, New York. He received his BFA from Pratt Institute and his MFA from Columbia University, and he is an alumnus of the Skowhegan School and the Sharpe-Walentas Studio program. He has received multiple notable awards including the Gordon Parks Fellowship Award in 2018 and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Award in 2009; he was also an honored finalist for the William H. Johnson Prize in 2011. Derrick Adams has been exhibiting extensively since 2001, including exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver, the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, and more. His work is included in many permanent public and private collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Birmingham Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
Martin Puryear, Side (Beijing), 2013, Color aquatint etching
Sculptor, Martin Puryear employs wood, mesh, stone and metal to create forms that resist identification. His objects and public installations are a marriage of minimalist logic with traditional ways of making. Puryear represented the United States at the Bienal de São Paulo in 1989, where his exhibition won the Grand Prize. Puryear is the recipient of numerous awards, including a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Award, a Louis Comfort Tiffany Grant, and the Skowhegan Medal for Sculpture. Puryear was elected to the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters in 2007 and received an honorary doctorate from Yale University in 1994. His work is included in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, NY, The Getty Museum, Los Angeles, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. and the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. among others. He is represented by the Matthew Marks Gallery, NY.
2018: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Sam Gilliam, Phase, 1974, Screenprint, Edition of 16
Gilliam is an important American artist best known for his “Color Field” painting and draped canvases as well as for becoming the first African American artist to represent the United States at the Venice Biennale in 1972.