Eugene Atget, 1921
Cabaret Rue Asselin, gelatin silver photograph
9.25" x 7"

Marcel Duchamp, 1953
Rotoreliefs, offset lithographs
7 7/8" diameter each

Salvador Dali, 1935
Plate 12 from Les Chants de Maldoror, etching
13" x 10"

Jean Dubuffet, 1962
La Lunette Farcie, illustrated book with lithographs
15" x 30"

Jean Dubuffet, 1962
La Lunette Farcie, illustrated book with lithographs
15" x 30"

Charles Sheeler, 1927
Criss-Crossed Conveyors, River Rouge Plant, Ford Motor Company, gelatin silver print
23.5" x 18.8"

George Ortman, 1964
Untitled, color screen print
23.825" x 20"

Ossip Zadkine, 1962
Femme a la Guitare, color etching
21" x 15.5"

Ossip Zadkine, 1964
Praying Mantis, lithograph
22.5" x 16.75"

James Rosenquist, 1962
Certificate, photo-engraving and etching
10" x 7.5"

Timothy O'Sullivan, 1873
White House Ruins, photograph

William Hogarth, 1735
A Rake's Progress, Plate 6: Scene In a Gaming House, engraving
13.5" x 15.325"

Eduardo Paolozzi, 1967
Secrets of the Internal Combustion Engine, silkscreen
15" x 10"

Hugh Townley, 1963
Wendigo, mahogany
81" x 39"

Hugh Townley, 1992
Dark Night Tuba City, obeche
26" x 16.5"

Hugh Townley, 1960s
Group of 4, mahogany
37” x 20” x 2.75”, 43” x 30” x 3.5”, 32” x 28” x 4.5”, 52” x 18” x 3.5”

HC Westermann, 1968
Untitled (See America First, plate X), lithograph
21.875" x 30"

Harry Callahan
Untitled, photograph
8" x 10"

Aaron Siskind, 1963
Appia Antica (Rome) 8, photograph
20" x 16"

Robert Neuman, 1964
Pedazos del Mundo Study, mixed media drawing
31" x 39"

The Visitors exhibition poster from Bolles Gallery
8.5" x 23.5"

Andy Warhol exhibition announcement for Leo Castelli Gallery, 1966
lithographed by Total Color NY
22" x 22"

HC Westermann exhibition announcement for Allan Frumkin Gallery
14" x 17"

HC Westermann exhibition announcement for Allan Frumkin Gallery
21.875" x 16"

Marcel Duchamp, 1934
The Green Box, cover detail, flocked box containing 93 collotype reproductions on various papers
limited edition of 320

Marcel Duchamp, 1934
The Green Box, flocked box containing 93 collotype reproductions on various papers
limited edition of 320

Salvatore Mancini, 1983
Stairway, Jaipur, from the Journeys portfolio, gelatin silver print
14" x 11"

Michael Mazur, 1965
Modules of Madness II, from the Images from a Locked Ward portfolio, lithograph
21” x 26.75”

Varujan Boghosian, 1995
Orpheus, construction
13.5" x 5.5" x 6.5"

Ossip Zadkine, 1955
La Conversation, lithograph
25.75" x 19.75"

Jean Dubuffet exhibition announcement for Pace Gallery, NYC
25.25” x 19.25”

Walt Kelly and William Weege, 1967
Impeach Johnson, poster work on paper
25.125" x 18.875"

Malcolm Grear Designers, 1984
Hugh Townley exhibition poster for Newport Art Museum
32” x 22.5”

Malcolm Grear Designers, 1972-1973
Hugh Townley exhibition poster for Brown University and Phillips Academy
34.25” x 21.125”

Malcolm Grear Designers, 1980
Hugh Townley exhibition poster for Worcester Art Museum and State University of New York at Albany
27.825” x 19.75”

Walt Kelly, 1958
Pogo daily strip, pen and ink drawing
5.5" x 16.75"

Letter to Hugh Townley from The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation
9" x 5.825"

MASTERWORKS: Sculpture, Prints & Drawings

Hugh Townley, and from his personal collection


April 17 – July 28, 2013

MASTERWORKS explores the personal collections of the late sculptor and printmaker Hugh Townley (1923-2008). The exhibition highlights specific artistic relationships and intellectual influences that had a significant impact on Townley's life and work. On display are two seminal masterworks by Marcel Duchamp: his 1934 piece Green Box and a 1953 Rotorelief. Also being shown are works by Jean Dubuffet, Salvador Dali, and H.C. Westermann. Prints by Townley's teacher Ossip Zadkine, as well as photographs by his friends Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind, are shown in a lively juxtaposition with pieces of Townley's own work, along with a lifetime of selected ephemera: exhibition posters, photographs and correspondence from fellow artists.

Hugh Townley's life-long creative relationship with Malcolm Grear is well-represented by the original vintage posters and catalogues by Malcolm Grear Designers.

Artists in the Exhibition
Eugene Atget, Varujan Boghosian, Harry Callahan, Salvador Dali, Jean Dubuffet, Marcel Duchamp, Richard Fleischner, William Hogarth, Walt Kelly, Malcolm Grear Designers, Salvatore Mancini, Michael Mazur, Robert Neuman, Timothy O'Sullivan, James Rosenquist, Italo Scanga, Charles Sheeler, Aaron Siskind, Hugh Townley, William Weege, H.C. Westermann, Ossip Zadkine

April 17 – July 28, 2013
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 20, 5-7pm
Refreshments served. Free and open to the public.

Saturday, May 18, 4pm
BigTown Conversations presents:
Special guest Michael Taylor, Director of the Hood Museum of Art and eminent scholar of Dada and Surrealism with a focus on the art of Marcel Duchamp, will join us for an informal discussion on works from the exhibition.
Space is limited. Please RSVP (802) 767-9670.

BigTown Gallery . 99 North Main Street . Rochester, Vermont 05767