Stone and Metal: Lithographs and Etchings by Norman Lewis

The companion exhibition to Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis

  • Norman Lewis, <em>Shorty George</em>, 1943, Lithograph on cream wove paper, edition of 14. Image: 9 x 5 3/4 in. (22.9 x 14.6 cm), Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; Funds provided by Frank and Katherine Martucci and John S. Phillips Fund, 2012.3.1, © Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

    Norman Lewis, Shorty George, 1943, Lithograph on cream wove paper, edition of 14. Image: 9 x 5 3/4 in. (22.9 x 14.6 cm), Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; Funds provided by Frank and Katherine Martucci and John S. Phillips Fund, 2012.3.1, © Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

  • Norman Lewis, <em>Jazz</em>, 1943/1944, Lithograph on Rives cream wove paper, Image: 14 x 11 1/4 in. (35.6 x 28.6 cm), Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, © Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

    Norman Lewis, Jazz, 1943/1944, Lithograph on Rives cream wove paper, Image: 14 x 11 1/4 in. (35.6 x 28.6 cm), Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, © Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

  • Norman Lewis,Untitled (Pensive Woman), c. 1944Lithograph on page from <em>The New York Times</em>, Tuesday, August 11, 1942. Image: 7 1/2 x 14 3/8 in. (19.1 x 36.5)Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York© Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

    Norman Lewis,Untitled (Pensive Woman), c. 1944Lithograph on page from The New York Times, Tuesday, August 11, 1942. Image: 7 1/2 x 14 3/8 in. (19.1 x 36.5)Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York© Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

  • Norman Lewis, Untitled (Abstraction), 1947, Lithograph on cream wove paper, edition of 37. Image: 11 1/4 x 6 5/16 in. (28.6 x 16 cm) Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; Funds provided by Frank and Katherine Martucci, 2012.3.2, © Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

    Norman Lewis, Untitled (Abstraction), 1947, Lithograph on cream wove paper, edition of 37. Image: 11 1/4 x 6 5/16 in. (28.6 x 16 cm) Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; Funds provided by Frank and Katherine Martucci, 2012.3.2, © Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

  • Norman Lewis, Untitled (Etching 5), c. 1966, Etching printed in brown on Arches cream wove paper. Plate: 17 5/8 x 23 7/8 in. (44.8 x 60.6 cm) Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, © Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

    Norman Lewis, Untitled (Etching 5), c. 1966, Etching printed in brown on Arches cream wove paper. Plate: 17 5/8 x 23 7/8 in. (44.8 x 60.6 cm) Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, © Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

  • Norman Lewis,<em>The Red Umbrella</em>, color proof, 1972Etching in orange intaglio with black relief on off-white wove paper. Plate: 11 7/8 x 15 5/8 in. (30.2 x 39.7 cm) Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York© Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

    Norman Lewis,The Red Umbrella, color proof, 1972Etching in orange intaglio with black relief on off-white wove paper. Plate: 11 7/8 x 15 5/8 in. (30.2 x 39.7 cm) Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York© Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

  • Norman Lewis, Untitled (New World A coming), color proof, 1973/75. Open-bite etching in brown and orange relief with brown plate, tone throughout on Arches cream wove paper. Plate: 15 1/2 x 19 3/4 in. (39.4 x 50 cm), Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, © Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

    Norman Lewis, Untitled (New World A coming), color proof, 1973/75. Open-bite etching in brown and orange relief with brown plate, tone throughout on Arches cream wove paper. Plate: 15 1/2 x 19 3/4 in. (39.4 x 50 cm), Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, © Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

  • Norman Lewis, <em>Togetherness</em>, 1973, Relief etching on Arches cream wove paper, Plate: 12 13/16 x 15 13/16 in. (32.5 x 40.2 cm) Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, © Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

    Norman Lewis, Togetherness, 1973, Relief etching on Arches cream wove paper, Plate: 12 13/16 x 15 13/16 in. (32.5 x 40.2 cm) Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, © Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

  • Norman Lewis, Untitled (The Wanderer), 1935/1937, Lithograph on Basingwerk Parchment wove paper. Image: 16 x 10 3/8 in. (40.6 x 26.4 cm) Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, © Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

    Norman Lewis, Untitled (The Wanderer), 1935/1937, Lithograph on Basingwerk Parchment wove paper. Image: 16 x 10 3/8 in. (40.6 x 26.4 cm) Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, © Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

  • Norman Lewis, <em>WORK/FIGHT/GIVE (CIO War Relief poster)</em>, 1943, Color offset lithograph on cream wove paper. Image: 27 7/16 x 18 in. (69.7 x 45.7 cm), Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, © Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

    Norman Lewis, WORK/FIGHT/GIVE (CIO War Relief poster), 1943, Color offset lithograph on cream wove paper. Image: 27 7/16 x 18 in. (69.7 x 45.7 cm), Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, © Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY

This companion exhibition to Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis examines the role of printmaking in Lewis' art and provides a deeper understanding of his two primary printing techniques, lithography and etching, as well as the progression of his work from figuration to abstraction.

Catalog

Additional funding provided by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, AG Foundation, L. Ann and Jonathan P. Binstock, Ed Bradley Family Foundation, Jacqueline Bradley and Clarence Otis, Jr., Dr. Aliya and Reginald Browne, Valentino D. Carlotti, Christina Lewis Halpern and Loida Nicolas Lewis, Charles and Kathy Harper, Robert Horwitz and Catherine Redlich, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry L. Johnson, Pamela J. Joyner and Alfred J. Giuffrida, Dorothy Lichtenstein, The Lomax Family Foundation, Winston and Carolyn Lowe, Raymond J. McGuire and Crystal McCrary, Frank and Katherine Martucci, Rodney M. Miller, Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer and Joe Neubauer, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, William and Roberta Torian, Nancy and Milton Washington, and Rachel and Chris White. and the Terra Foundation for American Art on behalf of board members Ruth Fine Mimi Gardner Gates, Chester A. Gougis, Charles Harper, Michael Leja, Peter Lunder, Gloria Scoby, and Greg Williamson. The Scholar's Day is supported by the Lunder Foundation-Peter and Paula Lunder in honor of Ruth Fine.

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts’ public programs are funded in part by a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency).

General operating support provided, in part, by The Philadelphia Cultural Fund

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