Long Island Culture: A New Look at the Abstract

The artists of the Abstract Expressionist school were ahead of their time. They rejected the mass cultural values prevalent in mid-century America and searched for alternatives.

Their work is the subject of a major exhibition at the Nassau County Museum of Art in Roslyn Harbor.

Abstract Expressionism Reconsidered

The museum’s exploration of the genre, including works by Diebenkorn, Frankenthaler, Hofmann, J. Ernst, Kline, Motherwell and Rothko. is open now through June 16. The lesser-known work of Fritz Bultman (see our photo) is also included.

Cost: Admission $10 for adults, $8 for seniors (62 and above) and $4 for students and children (4 to12). Members are admitted free.

Info: Museum open Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Docent-led tours of the exhibition are offered at 2 p.m. each day; Tours are free with museum admission. For details on these and other events offered in conjunction with AB-EX / RE-CON, visit the museum’s website,nassaumuseum.org/events. Call (516) 484-9337 for current exhibitions,

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