Gallery Tour with Jeff Muhs

Decommissioned Shoe, 2012, Concrete and Manolo Blahnik Shoe, 4.5 x 10 x 24 inches. Courtesy of Roger Ferris. Credit Image: Gary Mamay
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Join Jeff Muhs, winner of the 2018 Artist Members Exhibition, for an up-close and personal tour with the artist discussing his sculptures and paintings followed by Q & A.

This is a unique opportunity to learn about the artist’s technique and innovative process of using cement as his sculptural medium and to examine the various series of paintings included in this exhibition.

Winner of the 2018 Annual Guild Hall Artist Members Exhibition

Jeff Muhs was selected by Connie Choi, Associate Curator,  The Studio Museum of Harlem., New York. Jeff Muhs is a contemporary American artist known for both his paintings and sculptures. Engaged in exploring art history as well as using found materials, the artist’s practice includes blurred versions of paintings, expressive abstractions based on the Long Island landscape, and concrete sculptures of female torsos tightly bonded in various materials. Born in 1966 in Southampton, NY, his father was a sculptor who taught Muhs wood carving at a young age. Going on to attend the School of Visual Arts in New York during the mid-1980s, Muhs directed his focus towards painting before returning to sculpture later in his career. The artist’s works are held in the collections of the Guild Hall Museum in East Hampton, NY, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Hunter Museum of American Art in Chattanooga, TN, among others. Muhs continues to work from his studio in Southampton, NY.

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Guild Hall’s museum programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, an anonymous donor, Peggy J. Amster, Crozier Fine Arts, and funding from The Michael Lynne Museum Endowment, and The Melville Straus Family Endowment.
Free admission is generously funded by Dime Community Bank and Landscape Details.

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