Arts and Performance

In Actuality: Social Realism and Its Legacy from the Robert B. Menschel Collection

August 26, 2019October 17, 2019

Lubin House

The Louise and Bernard Palitz Gallery at Syracuse University Lubin House presents In Actuality: Social Realism and Its Legacy from the Robert B. Menschel Collection, on view beginning August 26.  Curated by Natalie McGrath G’19, this display celebrates the philanthropy and dedication to the arts of Mr. Robert B. Menschel, ’51 H’91 who has contributed more than 400 works of art to the permanent art collection at Syracuse University since 1978.  Organized in honor of his most recent gift of more than 180 photographs in 2018, this exhibition presents images by master photographers such as Dorothea Lange, Arthur Rothstein, Doris Ulmann, Helen Levitt, and W. Eugene Smith and highlights their contribution to the Social Realism artist movement.

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This event was published on August 28, 2019.


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