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To see a fine lady upon a white horse
School of Visual Arts Collection: SVA Department of Illustration Exhibition, April 7-28, 1961: Phil Hays
November 12, 2013

To see a fine lady upon a white horse

By: bethkleber

This 1961 exhibition, a who’s who of the practitioners of the new expressive and painterly illustration of the time, featured the distinguished faculty of the SVA Illustration Department all working with the same subject: a horse. The participants included Tom Allen, Jack Wolfgang Beck, Cliff Condak, Robert Frankenberg, Milton Glaser, Phil Hays (recently inducted into the Art Directors Club Hall of Fame), Russell Hoban, Eugene Karlin, James Kearns, Chaim Koppelman, Jerome Martin, Robert Andrew Parker, Jack Potter, Robert Shore, Clyde Smith, and Robert Weaver.

Spread: left side contains expressive black on white brush drawing of a woman on a horse, right side is black with white text.

 
School of Visual Arts Collection: SVA Department of Illustration Exhibition, April 7-28, 1961: Jack Wolfgang Beck

Spread: left side contains detailed black on white ink drawing of a woman on a horse, right side is black with white text.

 
School of Visual Arts Collection: SVA Department of Illustration Exhibition, April 7-28, 1961: Milton Glaser

Spread: left side contains rough black on white charcoal drawing of a horse carrying someone around their neck, right side is black with white text.

 
School of Visual Arts Collection: SVA Department of Illustration Exhibition, April 7-28, 1961: Chaim Koppelman

Spread: left side contains expressive black on white line drawing of a woman on a horse, right side is black with white text.

 
School of Visual Arts Collection: SVA Department of Illustration Exhibition, April 7-28, 1961: Robert Weaver

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