February 20: Gallery Opening for "working on it," paintings by Danny Simmons

Please join the Steinhardt School and the NYU Wagner Black Student Association at the opening reception of "working on it," a powerful collection of abstract expressionist paintings referencing both urban and traditional African motifs, at the Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. The reception will feature live music by the NYU African Percussion Ensemble.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Puck Building, Rice Conference Room / Newman Reception Area
295 Lafayette Street

Staged in commemoration of Black History Month, "working on it" features oil paintings by celebrated artist and philanthropist and NYU alumnus Danny Simmons. Complex and vibrant, these neo-African canvases are at once a celebration of cultural heritage and an intimate glimpse into the artist's spiritual quest for connectivity through the art-making process.

This event it free and open to the public. An RSVP is strongly encouraged.