50 Works on Paper
New York City
OCTOBER 4 ‐ 29, 2016
Opening: Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016
hours: Tue-Sat 12pm-6pm, Thu 12pm-8pm)
Charity Preview: 5‐6 pm
Public Reception: 6‐8 pm
547 West 27th Street, Ste. 201, New York, NY 10001
#artistathome has been curated to display Drager’s work in traditional fine art. Her works on paper apply blends of pastel, pencil, and watercolor. She also presents her first portfolio from the printing press: monotype-collages and a woodcut series of brightly colored animal pictures.
Much content is autobiographical depicting herself as the artist at work and numerous portraits of her husband Lee Minoff, a writer and analyst. Her style straddles between illustration and cartoon and is sprinkled with traces of art history from her idol Saul Steinberg to Albrecht Dürer, Anselm Kiefer, Gabriele Münter and contemporaries like Margret Kilgallen, Jenny Saville and Sabine Moritz. Her portraits of Lee Minoff won honorable mention under jurors Robert Storr, former dean of the Yale Art School, and from Instagram-Celebrity curator Jia Jia Fei, director of Digital at the Jewish Museum. Drager’s work has been rented for props by the TV Show “The Affair."
She says about her art: “My journey is one from art appreciation to art making and it continuously provides new destinations of healing, learning, discovery and contemplation. Hence, my art is a tool for living."
#artistathome, Drager's debut at a New York City Gallery, has been donated to Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Connecticut, The Montauk Community Playhouse Foundation and New York’s Middle Collegiate Church.
Online sales will be shipped without frame. The show will remain online until October 30, 2017. Please make out your check to the charity of your choice and mail it to Anne Drager, PO Box 5073, Montauk, NY 11954.