Salmagundi Art Club of New York


John Howard Sanden: Portraits and Paintings, A Fifty Year Retrospective
Upper Gallery, January 16, 2017 - February 03, 2017

Portraits of American leaders, figure paintings, African kings.
Presented by The Portrait Institute in association with Portraits, Inc.

John Howard Sanden has been, for five decades, one of America’s leading portrait painters. The list of his sitters reads like an index of American history and achievement of the last half-century.   For forty-seven of these years, the artist has been represented by Portraits, Inc. — widely recognized as the premier portrait gallery and brokerage in the country.  Portraits, Inc. is a co-sponsor of the exhibition.

The exhibition includes selected portraits of American leaders (including President George W. Bush and evangelist Billy Graham), figure paintings, and a group of paintings from two visits to Africa, including state portraits of African kings.

Exhibit: January 16 – February 3, 2017
1 – 6 p.m. daily; 1 – 5 p.m. weekends

You are cordially invited to attend the exhibition events:

Thursday, January 19
Opening reception, 6 – 8 p.m.
Commentary at 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, January 22, 3 p.m.
“Face to Face With Greatness”
Illustrated presentation by John Howard Sanden
For fifty years, John Howard Sanden has met face to face with men and woman of the highest achievement to create their portraits. In this afternoon’s illustrated show, the artist will share highlights of some of his most fascinating assignments.

Sunday, January 29, 3 p.m.
Portrait Painting Today, and Tomorrow”
Illustrated presentation by John Howard Sanden
The art of portrait painting is one of the world’s oldest and most honored professions.  In this afternoon’s presentation, Mr. Sanden will show and discuss examples of outstanding contemporary work  and offer a few predictions about the future of the art.

Admission to the exhibition, the opening reception, and to the Sunday afternoon events* is free of charge.
Seating is limited and is first come, first served.









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