Long Island Art Show-Sculptor David Jacobs at Hofstra in Spring 2014Exhibit of Works by Contemporary Artist David Jacobs
Emily Lowe Gallery
Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus
Feb 4-Apr 27, 2014
Tues-Fri, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Thurs, 7-9 p.m.
Sat-Sun, 1-4 p.m.
The inspiring artwork of sculptor and sound artist David Jacobs is featured in the Emily Lowe Gallery of Hofstra University this spring. Focusing on works from 1959 through 1987, the exhibit showcases large-scale works representing his aesthetic and skill. The opening reception for the exhibition, David Jacobs: Sight and Sound, will be held Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Retired Hofstra University art professor David Jacobs came to prominence in the art world in the 1950s and 1960s. His sculptures have been classed in several different modern art movements like Minimalism, Pop, and Kinetic. His techniques including welding metal pieces together, and he's best known for his "Wah Wah" sculptures, which work as clanging performance pieces.
If you're driving to this Long Island art exhibit when classes are in session during the week, park by Hofstra USA, located on the North Campus; then take the Road Runner shuttle bus to the Weed Hall stop. A short walk to the east will bring you to the Emily Lowe Gallery. On weekends, parking is available immediately next to the gallery. Admission to the Emily Lowe Gallery and Hofstra University Museum is free. For more information on the exhibit or to make a reservation for the opening reception, call (516) 463-5672.