Jacob Landau & Friends - An Artist's Influence; Exhibit at Dana Library
Rutgers community members and the general public are invited to visit the exhibition, Jacob
Landau & Friends - An Artist's Influence, now on view at the John Cotton Dana Library on the Rutgers-Newark
campus. The exhibition is located in the Dana Room, on the fourth floor of the library, and will run
from September 14th through October 30th. The exhibition is curated by Joanne Leone.
Jacob Landau (1917-2001), renowned artist, humanist, painter, visionary, teacher, and mentor, was a
great artist and a great human being. In Jacob's spirit, eight well-known regional artists who studied
with him or who otherwise came under his influence, contributed to this show. These are: Bonnie
Berkowitz, Judith Botzan, Harry Bower, Irv Docktor, Joanne Leone, Jack McGovern, George Schorr, and
Myron Wasserman. This work celebrates Jacob's influence.
Jacob Landau's work in this exhibition has been culled from the collections of Monmouth University and
the Newark Public Library. Additionally, in 2007, the Jacob Landau Institute gifted the John Cotton
Dana Library of the Rutgers University Libraries, on the Rutgers-Newark Campus, with ten prints. These
prints grace the walls of the main floor, south wing of the Dana Library, and are also part of the
An reception to celebrate the exhibition will be held Thursday October 1st, from 5:00 - 8:00 pm, in
the Dana Room of the library. To RSVP for the reception, please call Janet Maisonave at 973/353-5222
or send email to
Exhibition spaces are open during regular library hours. For more information,
please call 973/353-5222 or go to the
Dana Library Home Page
|'Pray,' an artwork by Jack McGovern included in the exhibition.