Curator Laura Hoptmann and Painter Verne Dawson Profiled in NYT

February 13th, 2019

Drawing Center curator Laura Hoptmann and painter Verne Dawson are profiled in the NYT’s ‘Show Us Your Wall’ series, showcasing a collection of works built up from a lifetime in the art world. “I never spent more than $20 on a work. This odd vase [with a damaged octopus on the front] I bought for 5 euros on a stoop sale in Paris and I’ve probably made 20 different paintings of it,” Dawson says.

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