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On Exhibit: Fascinating Art Displays

December 2015

On Exhibit: Fascinating Art Displays

By Terry Trucco 

Asked what one of his blazingly original assemblages meant, artist H.C. Westermann (1922–1981) replied, “It puzzles me, too. How can I explain a work like that?” See America First immerses you in Westermann’s captivating free-spirited world, rich in complex fantasy objects. 

Crowned with a metal weather vent, “The Silver Queen” (pictured, 1960) embodies the artist’s maverick blend of surrealism, folk art, craftsmanship and humor. | 

Venus Over Manhattan, 980 Madison Ave., 212.980.0700, thru Dec. 19

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