Painting and Sculpture
Paintings by 1960s abstractionists Helen Frankenthaler, Morris Louis, Al Held and Jules Olitski are also included in the collection, in addition to paintings, photographs and multimedia works from the 1980s by Barbara Kruger, Cindy Sherman, Les Levine, Nancy Spero, Malcolm Morley, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Philip Guston.
The Everson's sculpture collection comprises over 200 works primarily of the 20th century.
It includes pieces by many notable artists, including: Alexander Archipenko, Beverly Pepper, Leila Katzen, Ernest Trova, John DeAndrea, Claus Oldenberg, George Segal, Michael Tracy, Sol Lewitt, and Mary Frank.
The Human Edge, 1967
Acrylic on canvas, 124 x 93 ¼ inches
Purchased to honor Max W. Sullivan, Director,
on the occasion of the opening of the new building
Richard’s Portrait of George Washington, 1805-1815
Oil on canvas, 30 ¼ x 36 inches
Museum purchase by contributions from the
community and friends of Syracuse and Onondaga
County as tribute to the American Bicentennial